Canadian Union Leader Says U.S. Softwood Lumber Tariffs Should Be Cut

2/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

Seeking Canadian exemptions to Buy American policies, permanently resolve the softwood lumber dispute, and start incorporating the countries' climate plans.

White House Reverses Industry Recognized Apprenticeships

2/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

Existing IRAP apprenticesihps are grandfathered in, but a freeze is made on new applicatoions.

Court Tells Jeld-Wen to Divest Door Face Plant It Acquired in 2012

2/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

Acquired in 2012, Jeld-Wen

Patrick Industries Revenue Jumps 41%, Boosted by RV Craze

2/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

Using RVs, many Americans took to the road safely during the pandemic, boosting RV sales, and Patrick Industries' as well.

Could Cabinetworks Group Be Up for Sale?

2/21/2021 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Cabinets and Masco were combined to form Cabinetworks Group. Now owner American Industrial Partners (AIP), may be considering selling it for $3.5 billion.

Steves & Sons Prevails as Jeld-Wen Ordered to Divest Door Skin Plant

2/20/2021 12:00:00 AM

Acquired in 2012, CraftMaster Manufacturing, Inc. must be unraveled from Jeld-Wen to run as an independent firm. ld-Wen Said to be the largest divestiture in a civil suit,

Jeld-Wen Will Appeal Court Order to Divest Door Skin Plant

2/19/2021 12:00:00 AM

Court vacates $139 million judgement for "lost profits" but orders divestment of 450-employee CraftMaster Manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania.

Kitchen Magic Rolls Out 3D Visualization Design Tool

2/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

Kitchen Magic, the cabinet refacing kitchen and bath remodeling firm, will roll out photorealistic 2D and 3D digital design tools across all its websites next month.

IKEA Door Hacker Semihandmade Will Offer Cabinet Boxes

2/11/2021 12:00:00 AM

Kitchen Cabinet Sales Spiked in December, Up 2% for 2020 Overall

2/11/2021 12:00:00 AM

Cabinet manufacturers reported an increase in overall cabinet sales of 11.6% for December 2020 compared to the same month in 2019.

VIDEO Inside Kember Flooring at First Cubik Printer Install

2/11/2021 12:00:00 AM

A digital printer that can stain floor boards in-line is now located at Kember Flooring in Beaverton, MI. It is the first in North America.

Short Takes - News Briefs from Around the Wood Industry

2/11/2021 12:00:00 AM

Cabinetworks on the block?; William Penn Cabinetry hiring 150; ICA coatings green certified; CNC Cabinetry expands; new CEO at Collins…and more.

Snaidero Debuts Luxury Metal Framed Glass Kitchen Cabinetry

2/9/2021 12:00:00 AM

Snaidero USA is introducing a luxury line of metal framed glass cabinets for modern kitchens.

ITC Says Imports of Chinese Moulding, Millwork Injure U.S. Producers

2/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

A study found that imports of wood mouldings and millwork products from China sold below cost in the U.S., injure domestic manufacturers, says the International Trade Commission.

ICA Iridea Water-based Coating Is UL Greenguard Certified

2/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

Axalta Names Shelley Bausch to Senior VP Global Industrial Coatings

2/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE: AXTA) Shelley Bausch Senior VP. Her background includes key roies at Carlisle and PPG.

Investors Join Michigan Woodwork After Acquiring It

2/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

A majority stake in Michigan Woodwork of Williamston, MI, has been acquired by two investment partners, Vikram Bedi and Apur Sheth, private investors, from its founder, Matt Gustafson. 

MasterBrand Cabinet Sales Up 11% in Fourth Quarter 2020

2/2/2021 12:00:00 AM

For 2021, Fortune Brands expects robust growth of 5.5% to 7.5%, not counting its newly acquired Larson

Planning Has Already Begun for IWF 2022, August 23-26 in Atlanta

1/28/2021 12:00:00 AM

IWF's winning streak will return with the industry’s first global trade show and conference in North America since 2018.

Owners of Tailored Living Closets Acquire Refinish Franchiser Kitchen Tune-up

1/28/2021 12:00:00 AM

Home Franchise Concepts, a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, has entered into an agreement to acquire Kitchen Tune-Up.

You Wood Campaign Adds Sizzle to Drive Interest in Industry Careers

1/27/2021 12:00:00 AM

New website offers resources for students and job seekers.

60,000 Approved as SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loans Resume

1/27/2021 12:00:00 AM

Popular among woodworkers, the SBA-administered Paycheck Protection Program loans were popular with wood industry businesses.

Applications for 2021 WMIA Wood Industry Scholarships Now Open

1/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

The Educational Foundation of the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association is now accepting applications for its 2021 scholarship program.

Custom Millwork & Display Acquired by Investor

1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

Custom Millwork and Display (South Bend, IN) has built a strong reputation for intricate craftsmanship in its decade and a half of operation.

Despite Pandemic, Existing Home Sales Hit Record 5.64M in 2020

1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

Pallet Maker on a Hot Streak for Warehouses Serving Online Sales

1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

Boosted by the pandemic, online sales requires plenty of pallets. Greenway Products has opened its third new plant since 2016.

Jefferson Millwork Woodworker is Industry's First to Earn WCA Gold Credential

1/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

Richard Memory of Jefferson Millwork & Design has become the first professional woodworker awarded a Gold credential by the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America (WCA). 

Buller Returns to U.S. Cabinet Market in Deal for R.D. Henry

1/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

Superior Cabinets, Acquiring R.D. Henry, the family behind the Norcraft Companies

Grizzly Industrial Names Robert McCoy President

1/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

ounder Shiraz Balolia takes on the role of Chairman and CEO. Grizzly sells direct to buyers, and says it has 3 million customers.

Mouser Cabinetry Acquired by Kith Kitchens

1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM

Cabinet manufacturer Kith Kitchens, owned by equity investors Pfingsten Partners, acquired Mouse Cabinetry as it "expands "to expand its manufacturing

Hymmen Enters Patent Partnership With i4F

1/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

Hymmen’s patented digital printing and structuring technologies are now only available via an I4F license.

Kitchen Cabinet Sales Were Up 8.3% in November 2020

1/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

A healthy gain against a pre-COVID Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey,

Video - What Makes Doors Last? Solid Wood, Finger Joints and Glue

1/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

A well-made door can last for decades. Here's how Simpson builds its Performance Doors.

U.S. Cabinet Depot Investigated for Evading Import Duties

1/7/2021 12:00:00 AM

A complaint from KCMA legal counsel alleges BGI Corp. routes cabinet and component purchases from China through Cambodia.

Bertch Cabinet Mfg. Acquired by Dura Supreme Cabinetry

1/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

Though half its size, Dura Supreme has acquired Bertch Cabinets, moving into new market segments.

Grex New 18-guage Brad Nailer Shown at IWF Connect

12/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Kimball Acquires Poppin, Gaining eCommerce Strength

12/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Kimball International (NASDAQ: KBAL) has closed on its previously announced acquisition of  Poppin, Inc., a tech-enabled, market-leading B2B commercial furniture design company.

Compact Face Frame Cabinet Hinge Adjusts in Six Directions

12/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

At IWF Connect, Hettich introduced its Optimat 3E Clip-On, a two piece compact hinge for face frame cabinetry, available with or without integrated silent system.

Hymmen Water-based Digital Decor Paper Printer Okayed for Production

12/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Saturn digital decor paper press uses Ricoh inkjet heads. It can be integrated into an existing conventional print production line, says Hymmen.

Acquiring Pac Trim, Metrie Now Largest MDF Moulding Manufacturer

12/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Metrie acquired Pac Trim, whose Pacific MDF Products Inc. and Canadian MDF Products Company are located in Rocklin, CA and Edmonton, AB.

Sam Stoltzfus, 69, CEO of Keystone Wood Specialties, Died December 10

12/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

During his career, he was as a member of KCMA, CMA, and WCMA, and served as a past president of Wood Products Manufacturing Association.

VIDEO: At the Cefla LAB, Varnish Textured Digitally to Match Woodgrain

12/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Increasingly sophisticated simulations of woodgrain are tested out at Cefla's LAB. In this example, the patented ZeeTree myTexture technology manages deposition of color and varnish.

Hardwoods Specialty Products Acquires Aura Hardwoods for $12.7M

12/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hardwoods Specialty Products US LP, purchased substantially all of the assets and assumed certain liabilities of Aura Hardwoods (“Aura”).

Paintable TFL Lets Woodgrain Texture Show Through

12/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Swiss Krono put on display one of its most interesting new developments, SwissFantasy Paintable Board, during IWF Connect.

Patrick Industries Taps Wells Fargo Finance for CFO/VP Finance

12/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Patrick Industries named Jake Petkovich CFO and Treasurer. Petkovich also takes on the role of VP Finance.

USA Millwork Rebranding Its Five Subsidiaries Under National Name

12/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

USA Millwork says it will renamed its five subsidiary companies, including architectural woodworking names like Mission Bell and O'Keefe, under a national name.

IWF Connect: 120 Days From Concept to Big-Time Online Commerce

12/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

International Woodworking Fair created something unprecedented in the North American woodworking industry: an exhibition with the best features of both live and online events.

Northwest Hardwoods Sheds Debt and Reorganizes Under Chapter 11

11/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Northwest Hardwoods reorganizes under Chapter 11 as China sources lumber elsewhere.

Digital Wood Finishing Continues to Trend at IWF Connect On Demand

11/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Canon details its inroads into UV printing on wood, while advances in digital staining, lacquering and now, texturizing, unfold.

Castle 110, a Portable Tabletop Pocket Hole Drill

11/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Castle introduces a portable tabletop pocket hole driller and boosts its marketing and management team as it launches.

Hardware Resources Acquired by Clearlake Capital

11/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Dimora Brands, formed by the 2010 merger of Top Knobs and Hardware Reources,

PPG Debuts Envirocron HeatSense Powder Coat for Heat-sensitive Panel

11/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

New coating complements latest advances in low-temperature cure technology

As Cabinetry Sales Jump to $654M, MasterBrand Opens 840,000 sq.ft. Plant

11/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

MasterBrand Cabinets will build a kitchen cabinet plant in Jackson, GA.

Building Materials Juggernaut U.S. LBM Acquired by Bain Capital

11/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

U.S. LBM, which grew from 16 locations to 250 since its founding in 2009,

Using Unique ContiRoll Press, MDF Made of Rice Straw Launches Production

11/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

CalPlant says it has launched commercial production of the world's first rice straw-based medium density fiberboard, Eureka™ MDF.

Robert Hermans To Be Named CEO of IPCO

11/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Board of Directors have appointed Robert Hermans as the new CEO of IPCO starting May 2021 the latest.

You Can Improve Your Dust Collector with Filter Bags

11/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Replacing clogged cartridge filters high efficiency filters can greatly improve the performance of any collector by offering maximum air relief while still capturing dust particles as fine as 1 micron.

Schlabach Wood Design Invests $3.8M to Expand Cabinetry Manufacture

11/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Schlabach Wood Design, a custom cabinet and furnishings manufacturer, said it plans to invest $3.8 million to expand operations of its kitchen cabinetry and bathroom vanity product lines to meet increased customer demand.

COVID-19 Infection Now Strikes 20 Percent of Woodworking Firms

11/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Woodworking businesses reporting a positive COVID-19 tests among workers have increased eightfold since March 2020, with 20.7 percent of firms reporting one or more individuals with an infection in October.

Miltec Shows Gloss Control Technology for the Wood Industry at IWF Connect

11/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Miltec UV’s innovative HPI UV System with leading-edge Gloss Control technology enables manufacturers to achieve an extremely wide gloss range (as high as 50 gloss units) using a single UV coating.

IPCO Invests in Precision Steel Belts for Thinner MDF, OSB and Particleboard

11/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

The move towards production of thinner boards at speeds of up to 2 500 mm/sec means the need for near perfection in belt quality is intensifying, and IPCO has invested heavily.

SketchUp-based CabWriter Software Releases Version 4.0

11/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

CabWriter Cabinet Design Software announces the release of Version 4.0 for CabWriter Pro, CabWriter Home and CabWriter CNC. 

Dovetail Drawer Box Joints: Stronger and Now Easier on a CNC

11/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

At IWF Connect, daily Cabinet Pro Software demos included one on dovetail drawers made easy, by Chance Hedrick owner of Hedrick Cabinets in Butler, MO

Closets Wholesaler Stow Company Acquires Gorgeous Garage

11/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Former Monkey Bar Storage dealer network expands Stow presence in growing garage segment.

Bessey One-handed Table Clamps (EZR-SET) Debuts at IWF Connect

11/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

EZR-SET one-handed clamp innovation is designed with purpose  and many possibilities.

Nanaholy Furniture to Add EFI Cubik Digital Wood Printer in China

11/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Injket wood decoration technology set to increase production throughput and flexibility for leading Chinese furniture company.

Tafisa Starts Up Luxury Lacquer TFL Line

10/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Tafisa® announces the completion of its new facility dedicated to production of a new lacquered panel collection called LUMMIA™

CNC Factory CEO Chris Corrales Stays on the Go at IWF Connect

10/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

"I'm excited so many woodshop owners everywhere can see the latest in CNC equipment with this new IWF Connect online platform,"says Coralles.

PaintLine Launches Expandable, Heavy-duty Drying Rack at IWF Connect

10/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

ProDryingRack EX-Plus Series features up to 15 feet of mobile, horizontal rack space and 1,800 lbs of weight capacity.

See How Easy It Is to Design and Machine Cabinets on the Thermwood Cut Center

10/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Take a tour of the Thermwood Cut Center and learn all about this powerful automated solution.

Trending Shadowline Cabinetry Designs Now Added to Hexagon Cabinet Vision

10/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Software suite makes it easier for anyone to produce cabinets with shadowline finishes, streamlines door production and grows with woodworkers’ needs.

Wood-Mode Runs Even Better a Year After Reopening, KBDN Reports

10/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Dealers winnowed and operating leaner, Wood-Mode plans new cabinet styles.

A Smarter Approach to Factory Air for Wood Manufacturing

10/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Color Trends for 2021? Sherwin-Williams' ColorMix Forecast, Oct. 27, IWF Connect

10/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Lauren West, Global Color & Design Director for Industrial Wood Products at Sherwin-Wiiliams, delivers Primetime addresson Oct. 27, Day 2 of IWF Connect.

Two Wood Industry Market Research Studies to Be Unveiled at IWF Connect

10/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Woodworking Network will present the results of industry studies into effects of the pandemic on business and its annual closets study, first time since the pandemic struck. and during IWF Connect, October 26-30.

IWF Connect Preview: Daily Keynotes, Hundreds of Exhibits & Education On-Demand

10/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

IWF Connect, the woodworking industry virtual trade show running October 26–30, 2020,

Sherwin-Williams Names Building Team for New Headquarters, R&D Center

10/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Spending $600 million, S-W will build a 1 million sq. ft. headquarters, and 500,000 sq. ft. R&D center in Cleveland.

Stiles Parametric 3D Configurator Lets Online Customers Design and Order Products

10/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Configurator 3D creates visual designs that buyers can modify from parametric displays of existing products, or design specific products with parametrics.

Choice Machinery Names Ed Strahota National Sales Manager

10/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Choice Machinery Group equipment brands include Ritter Machinery and Evans Machinery.

REHAU Wins Award for Rauvisio Noir Super-matte Millwork and Cabinetry Finish

10/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cabinet finish released in June secures Merit Award in the category of Materials/Technology.

Showplace Cabinetry CEO Paul Sova Retires; President Bill Allen to Succeed Him

10/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Showplace has grown to achieve nearly $90 million in annual sales. Its 587 employee-owners build about 45 kitchens each day.

Cut the Cord? DeWalt Cordless Jobsite Strategy Hits Primetime at IWF Connect

9/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

DeWalt professional tools with smart chargers and the latest batteries fuel powerful brushless motors,  enabling a "cordless jobsite."

What Drives Growing Urban Wood Movement? Find Out at IWF Connect

9/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Free IWF Connect webinar on opportunities for woodworkers to leverage local appeal and environmental benefits of using urban wood's unique characteristics.

Improve Workflow in the Office, and Watch Profits Grow on the Shop Floor

9/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Built by millworkers, for millworkers, INNERGY is a cloud-based ERP solution that drives the complete business process of custom woodwork shops. But software isn’t a magic bullet.

IWF Connect - 5 Exciting Days of Buying, Selling, and New Product Discovery

9/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

IWF Connect, the woodworking industry virtual trade show running October 26-30, 2020, gives  attendees streamlined access to a marketplace for the latest in new technologies and supplies.

Digital Printing on Wood: Now Ready to Deliver on Its Promise

9/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hymmen designs, manufactures and integrates laminating, gluing, and coating lines for the furniture, flooring, and panel processing industries.

At Küchenmeile, the German KBIS, Poggenpohl and Hettich Announce Partnership

9/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cabinetmaker Poggenpohl and hardware supplier Hettich announced a partnership under which  Poggenpohl will use Hettich in key areas of its portfolio.

Rev-A-Shelf Names Steve Orr West Coast Sales Representative

9/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Supplier of kitchen, bath and closet accessories and lighting, Rev-A-Shelf named Steve Orr as the newly appointed West Coast Sales Representative.

Williams & Hussey Machine Acquired by Original Saw Company

9/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Original Saw, which in 1990 acquired DEWALT's radial arm saw division, diversifies into moulders and planers with buy of Williams & Hussey Machine Co. assets.

Year-to-Year Cabinet Sales Up 3% for July 2020 says KCMA

9/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cabinet manufacturers reported an increase in overall cabinet sales of 3% for July 2020 compared to the same month in 2019. Custom sales are up 0.9%, semi-custom increased 3.6%, and stock sales increased 3%. 

Simple and Serene: Urbane Bronze is Sherwin-Williams 2021 Color of the Year

9/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Rooted in nature, Urbane Bronze creates a sense of calm

Roseburg Forest Products Names Managers for Marketing, Logistics

9/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Roseburg Forest Products named former Mimaki marketing manager Kara Herron as its strategic marketing manager. while Matthew Sally has been promoted to the role of Supply Chain & Logistics Manager for Roseburg’s eastern region. 

Brad Miller, Director in Key BIFMA Initiatives, to Retire After 26 Years

9/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Brad’s various titles through those years have reflected his multiple talents: From Manager of Government Affairs to Director of Communications & Government Affairs to Director of Advocacy & Sustainability.

Mereen-Johnson New 1905 Automation Division Offers Advanced Custom Engineering

9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Aiming to broaden its reach in wood industry, Mereen-Johnson launched of its newest division: 1905 Automation. Founded in 1905, Mereen-Johnson is launching 1905 Automation to broaden its reach within and beyond the wood industry.

Inland Plywood Company Acquired by Components Giant Patrick Industries

9/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

RV and wood products components firm Patrick Industries secures material for its operations by acquiring Inland Plywood.

Cabinotch Founders Close Custom Shop to Focus on Online Cabinetry Sales

9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

De Pere Cabinet Inc. Acquired by Wellborn Forest

9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Milwaukee Tool Invests $6.75 million in New Service Hub in Indiana

9/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

The 150,000-square-foot facility in Greenwood, IN (and just 40 miles from Festool's U.S. headquarters) will house tool repair and warehousing space. It opens in March 2021.

Futures Contracts Point to Decline in Lumber Pricing

9/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Now 48% above pre-pandemic levels, the fall drop won’t help much.

Jeld-Wen and Masonite Pay $75.5M to Settle Door Price Fixing Suits

9/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jeld-Wen, Inc. said in an SEC filing that it entered into a settlement agreement along with its co-defendant, Masonite Corporation regarding price fixing on Interior Molded Doors Antitrust. 

Exhibitors Large and Small Commit to IWF Connect, Oct. 26-30

9/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Innovative products and intriguing developments are on tap for IWF Connect.

Uniboard Plans Virtual Tour of Sayabec Mill's New TFL and HPL Press #7

9/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Uniboard, the North American leader in design and decorative composite wood panel (TFL) manufacturing, announces the company’s first live virtual launch on September 23, 2020.

Furnishings Group Alliance4Safety Aims to Assure Worker Safety During Pandemic

9/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

American Home Furnishings Alliance communications initiative promotes practices that protect the health of industry customers and employees during sales, production and delivery..

CNC Factory Python XPR Debuts 5th Generation Technology

9/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

CNC Factory debuts the Python XPR CNC Machine Center with 5th Generation Technology.  

Masonite Puts Data Marketing Expert from Oracle, Microsoft as CMO

9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Masonite (NYSE: DOOR) pandemic sales drop yields higher net income. Jennifer Renaud is new SVP and Chief Marketing Officer

Biesse Shifts Strategy, Adds New Execs in Italy and North America

9/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Biesse named Massimo Potenza co-CEO at headquarters in Italy. Biesse America and Biesse Canada appointed Randy Jamison and Matt Fleming Chief Commercial Officers, a newly created position..

Rhythm of Color: Sherwin-Williams Weaves Story of Balance in Design for 2021

9/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Sherwin-Williams is announcing its annual Colormix® Forecast, a collection of 40 hues across four palettes that celebrate the Rhythm of Color – the balance between fast and slow, quiet and expressive, and virtual and physical.

Con-Vey Names New Project Manager

9/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Con-Vey has named Parker Massie to the position of Project Manager.

Quanex Cabinet Components Sales Fell 10%, Impacted by Pandemic

9/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Quanex Building Products third quarter earnings dropped 11 percent, a result of COVID-19.

RPM Acquires Gator Sandpaper and Abrasives Manufacturer

9/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) announced that its Rust-Oleum business has acquired Ali Industries, LLC, a leading manufacturer of sandpaper and other abrasives.

Steelcase Cuts Staff with Early Retirements and 300 Salaried Layoffs

9/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

As COVID-19 cuts sales at Steelcase, cost-cutting moves have been ordered, including 300 salaried employee layoffs. ed workforce.

Steelcase, Its Furniture Manufacture Carbon Neutral, Looks to Suppliers for More

9/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Reducing waste in manufacture, Steelcase says it is resetting how its suppliers manage their sourcing.

Armstrong Flooring Begins Work on New Headquarters Campus

9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Global flooring manufacturer will relocate corporate offices in 2021, transforming three buildings into collaborative office space, design showroom and technical center.

Registration Is Now Open for IWF Connect℠

9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Registration for IWF Connect℠ is now open, offering complimentary admission to the woodworking industry’s all-new way to do business.

IWF Connect℠ Exhibitor Webcast Sept. 10 at 2 PM

9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Expanding, Craftmaster Furniture to Add 100 Jobs by End of 2021

8/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Production space now totals 750,000 sq.ft. with 25 immediate new hires, 100 by end of 2021.

Hooker Furniture Pulls Past Covid-19 As June and July Sales Rise

8/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hooker saw sales rebound in the first few weeks of its second quarter, while first quarter sales plummeted over 70% in March and 65% in April,

John Sleva to Head Quanex Cabinet Components

8/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Quanex Building Products (NYSE: NX) promoted John Sleva to President of its North American Cabinet Components Division (NACC).

ANSI Countertop Standard Proposed by Architectural Woodwork Institute

8/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

AWI submits advanced standards for countertops and wood stair, handrails, and guard systems.

Best Practices for Fabricating Acrylic Workplace Barriers

8/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

AXYZ Routers and ACRYLITE application experts to teach best practices on fabricating acrylic retail and workplace barriers.

J.D. Power Kitchen Cabinet Satisfaction at All Time High

8/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Accessories, hinge strength, American Woodmark ranks highest.

Cabinetry Maker American Woodmark Adds Two to Its Board

8/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ: AMWD), a leading supplier of cabinetry, announced that David Rodriguez and Scott Culbreth have joined its board of directors. 

Kewaunee Scientific Opens Lab Casework Business in Saudi Arabia

8/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation (NASDAQ: KEQU), a recognized leader in the design, manufacture, and installation of laboratory, healthcare, and technical furniture products since 1906, received approvals to establish a Technical Service Organization within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Ralf Marohn Named Poggenpohl Managing Director as Strategic investors Take Over

8/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jomoo Germany, subsidiary of China's Jomoo Group, maintains operations in Germany and looks to markets in USA, China, India and the Middle East.

Korea's Zinus to Invest $108 M in First U.S. Furnishing Manufacturing Plant

8/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Supplier of beds, mattresses, sofas to Wayfair, Amazon, Walmart and Costco e-commerce mattress and sleepers products a subsidiary of China's Zinus Inc.

Sponsored: Titus T-Type Hinges Combine Ease of Use with Versatility

8/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

These new T-type hinges are engineered for ease of installation and also offer Titus's proprietary multi-purpose damping technology.

Stevens Names Shawn Finney CFO and Bill Lane Director of Sales for Panels and Components

8/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

News Release

Builders Confident, But Lumber Shortages and Soaring Prices Threaten Recovery

8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

NAHB urged the White House to alleviate the growing threat to housing and the economy by calling on domestic lumber producers to ramp up production to ease growing shortages, and negotiate a softwood agreement with Canada to end

Fortune Brands Cabinets Writes Off Millions in Brand Equity, But Sees Gains at China's Expense

8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

In the first quarter of 2020, the company says it recognized an impairment charge of $9.5 M related to tradenames.

Portugal's Sonae Industriae, Parent of Tafisa, Received a Takeover Bid

8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Sonae Indústria SGPS, SA reported that it received a notice on July 31, 2020 from Efanor Investimentos SGPS, SA,

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces Will Acquire Alpine Sales

8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alpine Sales, Inc., a Columbia, SC-based wholesale distributor.

Canadian RTA Furniture Maker Invests $27 Million in First U.S. Plant

8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Prepac Manufacturing Ltd., a North American manufacturer of ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture will locate its new East Coast furniture factory in Whitsett, NC,

Ashley Furniture Investing $22 M in Mississippi Plant Expansions

8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is expanding operations at its facilities in Verona and Saltillo.

Cefla Shows Off Its LAB for Finishing Research and Development

8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cefla says one of the most highly valued services it offers customers and partners today is the 32,000 sq.ft. laboratory in Imola, Italy.

Steves & Sons Door Plant Expansion Includes Massive Mereen-Johnson Sizer

8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Expected to Open in 6-8 Months as Production Capacity Increases

Wellborn Cabinet Adds Rough Mill Lumber Facility

8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Construction of 100,000 square foot facility

Armstrong Architectural Components Group in $8 M Expansion

8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

The company expects the addition of 50,000 sq.ft. of manufacturing, warehouse and office space to generate about 130 jobs.

Cabinet Refinisher Franchise Sees Pandemic-driven Remodeling Spike

8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

70% of consumers surveyed noted plans to tackle home improvement projects. Seeing firsthand evidence of this trend is N-Hance™ Wood Refinishing.

CIC Coatings Names Jeff Takac VP Sales for North America

8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

CIC Coatings is a Dallas area manufacturer and boutique leader in the manufacture and distribution of "American made" high performance wood & metal coatings.

Milesi Healthy.Wood Coatings Said to Reduce Bacteria 99.9 Percent

8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Milesi HEALTHY.WOOD is a complete line of Polyurethanic, Acrylic, UV, Nitrocellulose, Waterborne for interiors and Waterborne and Solvent based for exteriors Self-sealers and Topcoats, delivering extremely innovative sanitizing features.

Andy O'Hare Officially Became President of the Composite Panel Association August 3

8/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Composite Panel Association welcomed Andy O’Hare as the new President on August 3.

Kitchen Cabinet Sales Fell 1.8 Percent in June, Reports KCMA

8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cabinet manufacturers reported a decrease in overall cabinet sales of 1.8% for June 2020 compared to the same month in 2019.

Armstrong Acquires Ceiling Fabricator Turf Design

8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Turf Design, Inc., a Chicago-based commercial interiors design house and maker of custom felt ceiling and wall solutions with annual revenues of approximately $25 million.

Deimco Finishing Equipment Adds Two Electrical and Control Technicians

8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Deimco Finishing Equipment, a designer and builder of custom finishing and material handling systems, announces the hiring of Chris Ribby and Scott Danner.

Craft Furniture Maker Plunges Into Digital Marketing to Save its Business

8/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Pompanoosuc Mills in Thetford, VT turns to online retailing after shuttering its plant and 8 retail outlets, and laying off most of its 115 workers, reports the August 1, 2020 Wall St. Journal.

Metabo HPT (Koki Holdings America Ltd.) Names New President and CEO

7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

Joe Leffler assumes the role of CEO & President of Metabo HPT.

New Research Reveals Strong Attendee Interest in IWF Connect℠

7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

IWF Connect℠ virtual trade show will create a new way to do business for the global woodworking industry. Research forecasts a strong reception.

Biesse Digital Arena: Webinars, Streaming Demos, Idea Exchanges

7/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

BIesse has launched the Digital Arena, a digital place dedicated to the wood, advanced materials, glass and stone industry.

A Peek at Adornus Cabinetry $10 Million State of the Art Factory

7/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Adornus Cabinetry new manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters for North America.

Biesse Sophia Software Wins German Innovation Award 2020

7/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Biesse Deutschland was awarded in the “Excellence in Business to Business – Connectivity” category of the German Innovation Awards 2020.

Con-Vey Names Brent Hensley Product Manager for Panel Products

7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Con-Vey’s panel product segments, including OSB, plywood, LVL, OSL, fiber panels, mineral composite panels, and CLT.

G Wood Products To Distribute Tantimber Thermally Modified Wood in U.S.

7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

G Wood Products partnered with Turkish firm Tantimber, making it the exclusive distributor of a unique line of thermally treated wood products in the U.S.

Pella To Open 324,000 sq.ft. Vinyl Window Factory in Ohio

7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Window and door manufacturer planning to add 428 jobs by 2025

Century Components Names Bill Sewell National Sales Manager

7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Century Components, Sugar Creek, OH, has named Bill Sewell to the newly created position of National Sales Manager.

Herman Miller Worked Two Years on Furniture for Pro Gamers, Streamers

7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Typical e-sports athletes and streamers are seated at their desk upwards of three times as long as a typical office worker.

Scenic Millwork Firms Speed Buildouts as News Nation Premiere Nears

7/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Chicago Scenic Studios and Showman Fabricators in Bayonne, NJ built the studio sound stages for News Nation, a national newscast launching September 1.

IWF Connect℠, a New Virtual Trade Show, Will Run Oct. 26-30, 2020

7/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

The show management of IWF Atlanta has announced the launch of a virtual trade show, IWF Connect, taking place Monday, October 26 through Friday, October 30.

Katharina Siebert Named LIGNA Press Spokeswoman

7/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Effective July 1, 2020 Katharina Siebert will be responsible for international communications for the world's leading trade fair for tools, machinery and equipment for the woodworking and wood processing industries.

WEINIG HOLZ-HER USA  presents the Re-Tool Tour 2020 August 24-28

7/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

WEINIG HOLZ-HER USA  will present the Re-Tool Tour 2020, August 24-28, an entire week of machine demonstrations, application presentations, interviews, and discussions for wood manufacturing firms. 

Kitchen Magic Launches Elements, a Bath Remodel Operation

7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Elements, Bathrooms by Kitchen Magic Expands Bath Remodeling Services into New Jersey. 

Steelcase Will Distribute Italian Furniture Made by Mattiazzi

7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Steelcase will offer customers access to Mattiazzi’s complete catalogue of hand-finished wood furniture with immediate availability in North America.

Sponsored: Robotic Solutions to Debut CMA Spray Robotics in Jasper, Indiana

7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

CMA offers a unique combination of robotics and scanning technology that is new to the U.S. market, providing greater efficiency and quality in the finish room.

SCM Demonstrates Exclusive Turnkey Surface Technologies

7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

SCM Live Three-Day Live Stream Draws Thousands of Registrants

7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

SCM adapted to constraints place by the pandemic on travel and in-person presentations, with the SCM Live Show, twenty-four hours of streaming presentations delivered over three days, June 30 to July 2, 2020. 

Knoll Teams With Denmark Unit, Muuto Furniture, for Work-at-Home Line

7/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Knoll + Muuto Furniture for Today's Work from Home Lifestyle, Ready-to-Ship Products for Work, Living and Dining Spaces Ship Free in 1 - 3 Days

Gig Staffing Firm Saw Pay Rise for Carpenters, Handyman, Furniture Movers

7/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

The average Get Gigs Worker's hourly pay is just shy of $22 per hour, up from $17 per hour from the period before COVID-19.

Roseburg Forest Names U.S. Sales Director and Canada Business Manager

7/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Roseburg Forest Products announced the addition of two industry professionals to its commercial team. Effective Aug. 1, 2020, Michel Painchaud and Doug Asano will join the company.

Management Shakeup at American Woodmark Cabinets

7/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

CFO Scott Culbreth named CEO; former CEO Cary Dunston retires; Paul Joachimczyk named CFO; Vance Tang elected Chairman; SVP of Sales Perry Campbell separates

Universal Forest Follows Quest Millwork Buyout With T&R Lumber Deal

7/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

T&R manufactures wood products used primarily by nurseries: wooden stakes; trellises; tree boxes; shipping racks; and plastic nursery supplies.

SCM Streams Technology Developments in the SCM Live Show

7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

More than 4,000 online guests attended its virtual open house. Adapting to constraints placed by the pandemic, SCM delivered 24 hours of presentation over three days.June 30 to July 2, 2020. 

U.S. Customs Finds China Plywood Makers Evade Tariffs by Shipping Via Cambodia

7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Following a complaint by U.S. plywood makers, China's Interglobal Forest, American Pacific Plywood and U.S. Global Forest are accused of evading punitive tariffs aimed at curtailing dumping, the selling of plywood at below cost of production.

Bella Cabinetry Adds Contour Edgebander to Serve New Closets Customer

7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Around mid-April, Bella Innovative Modern Cabinetry received a request to assist with parts manufacturing for a closet solution company due, to the shutdown of that firm's main supplier under COVID-19 restrictions.

Operations Back to Normal, Jeld-Wen Windows Saw June Sales Rise

7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Window and door manufacturer Jeld-Wen Holding, Inc. CEO Gary S. Michel says business in June returned to normal rates, following suspension of operations at some of its factories. 

Students at 13 Woodworking Schools Earn Certification Despite COVID-19

7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

A survey by the Woodwork Career Alliance’s reveals the unique challenges and ingenuity of teaching woodworking online and the determination of many students to earn their WCA credentials.

Judge Dismisses IKEA Dresser Tip-over Suit Against Home Furnishings Group

7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Pennsylvania federal judge last month dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA), declaring that the Alliance did not share in the responsibility for a Florida toddler’s death in a furniture tip-over accident.

Bookcase Maker The Woodland Mills Beefs Up E-commerce Website

7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Woodland Mills, owned by Cunningham Furniture, will beef up its website to grow online sales, using the BigCommerce platform on a new site built by 1Digital Agency.

Lockdowel Names Jason Howell CEO and President

7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

After 10 years as president of Weinig-HolzJason Howell will position the Lockdowel manufacturing system as an industry standard

Does COVID Mark the End of 'Open Plan' Office Spaces?

7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID has completely reshaped how we interact with others in public spaces and can even be seen in the changes in design and layout for businesses that remained open throughout the pandemic.,

Small Business Grants Offered by Finance Firm Nav

7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Junk Star Handcrafted Furniture was among winners of business finance firm Niav's grants. A new round of grants is offered to help provide a U.S. small businesses access capital.

Virginia Education Dept. Honors American Woodmark, Frederick County Schools Partnership

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Virginia Department of Education has recognized Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education Program

Romar Cabinet & Top Company Launches New Pro-Line Series

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Custom cabinet maker Romar Cabinet & Top Company says it has launched a new Pro-line series frameless cabinet, allowing customers a more affordable option with a variety of finishes and designs.

Axalta Enters Polyurethane Wood Coatings Market in North America

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

The addition of the Imron Industrial Wood product line marks Axalta's official expansion into the polyurethane wood coatings market.

Prestige Cabinets Offers Free Kitchen Makeover to Honor Healthcare Workers

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cabinets for a Cause is an annual event to honor a deserving member of the local community with a FREE kitchen makeover

Doug Martin Joins Sierra Forest Products as Territory Manager in Northwest

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Doug Martin has joined Sierra Forest Products as Territory Sales Manager for Oregon and Southwest Washington State.

Höcker North America Earns Certified UL Listing

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hone of the few dust collection companies in the world to hold such a standard of quality.

Steelcase Allies with MIT To Study Workplace Disease Transmission

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Steelcase announced a collaboration with MIT professor and disease specialist Dr. Lydia Bourouiba to study disease transmission in the workplace.

Kohler Publishes Latest Social Impact Report on Sustainabilty

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Kohler is a global leader in the design, innovation and manufacture of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems; luxury cabinetry, lighting and tile.

Woodworking Network Survey Forecasts Solid Recovery for Industry

6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Most woodworking manufacturers managed to stay open or have returned to full production. after a shutdown in the COVID-19 crisis.

Businesses Unable to Work Remotely Devastated by Pandemic, Researchers Say

6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

A study by MIT Sloan and Northwestern Kellogg business schools reveals the devastating economic consequences of businesses unable to work remotely.

Paychex says Earnings Rose as More Businesses Reopened

6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

The latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch shows that employment growth held steady in June, with the jobs index moderating just 0.06 percent to 94.81.

Arauco Adds a Beadboard Texture to Its High Density Fiberboard Line

6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Fibrex HDF is available as a raw industrial panel. Value-added options include pegging, chalkboard and dry-erase, decorative paint finishes, or direct-print woodgrains.

Public Offering to Fund Smart Speaker Cabinet Factory in U.S.

6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Tom DeVesto, whose background includes sounds system businesses Advent, Kloss Video, and Cambridge Soundworks, aims to build a U.S. factory for his latest start-up, Como Audio.

2020 Tresco Lighting Top Project Contest Is Open

6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Rev-A-Shelf and Tresco Lighting announced the third annual Top Project Contest.

Senco Petition Yields 300 Percent Antidumping Duties on Chinese Staples

6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

U.S. nailing and stapling giant Kyocera Senco Industrial

Armstrong Flooring Sales Rose, and It Wins Better Plants Energy Award

6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Flooring also was honored by the U.S. Department of Energy, for a program reducing energy usage during plant shutdowns

To Reopen Offices, Diverzify Flooring Offers COVID-19 Disinfection Nationally

6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Diverzify now brings RD Weis disinfection services, proven effective against Coronavirus and other harmful viruses, to private and publiDiverzify Flooring Now Offers Coronavierusc facilities

China-based CFL Flooring To Build First U.S. Factory in Georgia

6/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Shanghai-based Creative Flooring Solutions, a manufacturer of laminate, wood, and luxury vinyl tile, plans to invest more than $70 million in a new manufacturing facility in Calhoun, GA. 

Steelcase and West Elm Announce Retail Collection

6/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Design leaders expand relationship to help people working at home with ergonomic, high performing solutions.

Chris Dehmer, Darkhorse Woodworks, Re-elected CMA President

6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA) announced the results of its annual election for the organization’s board of directors and the installment of their officers for the next year.

Getting Offers to Buy IWF 2020 Attendees Lists? They Are Fake

6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

A wave of unauthorized IWF 2020 registration lists have flooded the exhibitor's inboxes.

BIFMA Business Furniture Group Names First CEO and President

6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Architect Deirdre Jimenez, AIA ASID,

Decore-ative Specialties to Close Elk Grove, CA Manufacturing Operations

6/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

The closure, which is scheduled for the end of August 2020, is prompted by the rising costs of operations and the economic conditions created by COVID-19.

Kristie Juster, CEO at Kimball and Matt Schad, CEO of Nucraft Furniture, Join BIFMA Board

6/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

BIFMA announces the election of new industry leaders to its Board of Directors.

Hooker Furniture Names Jeremy Hoff as CEO Beginning January 2021

6/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hooker Furniture's board elected Jeremy Hoff, President of Hooker Legacy Brands, as its next CEO.

TigerStop Founder Spencer Dick Developed Over 100 Manufacturing Patents

6/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Spencer Dick, founder of TigerStop, died June 11

New Fellowes Contract Interiors Headed by Mark Rhoades

6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Fellowes Brands is seeking a Director of Global Marketing for its new Fellowes Contract Interiors business.

84 Lumber Opens New Door Shop in Greenville, SC

6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

The 58,000 sq.ft. facility runs one interior door line with plans to open an exterior door line by early July as well as a second interior line eventually.

After 3 Deaths, CPSC Urges Removal of Latches and Locks on Cavalier Cedar Chests

6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging consumers to remove the latch or lock on all “Cavalier” brand cedar chests immediately.

IWF 2020 Cancelled Due to COVID-19

6/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

ravel restrictions and governmental regulations made it impossible to stage safely.

Aaron's Furniture Says All Its Showrooms Reopened by End of May

6/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

The manufacturer and lessor of furniture nearly all of the showrooms of Aaron's company-owned stores were open.

WMIA Educational Foundation Awards $35,400 in Scholarships for 2020

6/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

The WMIA Education Foundation Board of Trustees selected eight students to receive a total of $12,400 in scholarships.

Why Balancing Tools for Cutting Performance Matters More Than Ever

6/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Balanced tools, at this point, are a necessity in order to make full use of a CNC machine's capacity and capabilities.

Cabinet Sales Turned Down Drastically in April 2020 Says KCMA

6/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association monthly Trend of Business Survey showed a 22% sales drop for April 2020.

New Architectural Wood Casework Standard Took Effect June 1, 2020

6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Architectural Woodwork Institute announced its long-awaited ANSI/AWI 0641-2019–Architectural Wood Casework Standard became effective June 1, 2020.

Cabinet Makers Ask Shops to Complete the 2020 Benchmark Survey

6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA), in conjunction with Woodworking Network, requests that small- and medium-sized shop owners complete their 2020 Benchmark Survey.

Entries Revealed in 2020 Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award®

6/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

The International Woodworking Fair has announced the entries for the IWF 2020 Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award®.

Horizon Forest Products Now a Distributor for AkzoNobel’s Chemcraft Brand

6/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

With corporate office locations in Raleigh, NC and Richmond, VA, and 11 branch offices from Maryland to South Carolina, Horizon Forest Products also serves Texas from Houston and Plano.

Giardina Group Acquires Italian Finishing Machinery Firm De Stefani

6/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Giardina Group, one of the best-known international brands for finishing solutions, has acquired De Stefani Valerio & C snc based in Giussano, Italy.

Kewaunee Scientific Names Douglass Batdorff VP Manufacturing

6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Former Steelcase and Legacy Cabinet production chief will manage domestic lab millwork, cabinetry and furnishings operations.

Student Furniture, Architecture and Interior Design Winners Named

6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Competition asked interior design, architecture and furniture design students to create furniture using Formica Brand products.

Midmark Expands Synthesis Cabinetry Collection with Ergonomic Features

6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Midmark Corp. expanded its Synthesis Cabinetry Collection, incorporating ergonomic principles to help caregivers.

As CFO Resigns, Patrick Industries Makes Interim Appointment

6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Joshua Boone, Chief Financial Officer, has resigned to accept a senior leadership position with another publicly traded company.

Flatbed Printer Handles Two-inch Thick 8 x 10 Plywood

5/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

It attains near photographic quality printing directly onto rigid substrates, including panel up to two inches thick.

Chinese Flooring Firms Shower Georgia With $50+ Million in Investment

5/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Three leading Chinese manufacturers of flooring will establish their first U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facilities near Atlanta.

ICL Launches Halox Scratch-X Anti-scratch Additive Wood Products Coatings

5/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

ICL Group LTD. launched of Halox Scratch-X, improves scratch resistance and durability and extends the life of industrial wood coatings that are used in cabinetry and furniture.

Winners Named in 16th Annual Wilsonart Challenge

5/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ryerson Student Wins Wilsonart Challenge for 'The Not Loveseat' Design.

Shaw Industries Adam Thomas to Address Digital Printing on Wood Symposium

5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Thomas, Samples Production Manager of Shaw Industries, will address the Digital Printing & Imaging Wood Industry Symposium at IWF 2020. 

BIFMA Revises ANSI Standards for Public Seating

5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

The American National Standards Institute, ANSI, has approved the revised safety and performance standard for Public and Lounge Seating.

Neu Concepts Creates Social Distance Solutions for Workplaces

5/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Manager Cathy Hofknecht pivots from retail displays and exhibit building and design to designing and producing workplace projects.

This Robot Can Spray Finish Three Chairs at a Time

5/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Robotic Solutions is a certified system integrator for Kuka robots, adapting them for wood products manufacutring or for any high-speed industrial application from 50- to 500-lb capacity. 

Martha Stewart TV Show Kitchen Earned Higher Bids Than Expected

5/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Turkey Hill kitchen set where The Martha Show was filmed, along with the original Emeril Lagasse kitchen and several other test kitchens.

Laguna Tools Relocates Headquarters to Grand Prairie, TX

5/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Woodworking equipment firm Laguna Tools announced it will move its headquarters from Irvine, CA to Grand Prairie, TX.

Along With Cabinetry, Building Items, MFS Supply to Sell COVID-19 PPE

5/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Personal Protective Equipment, much in demand during the pandemic, will now be available nationally from MFS Supply, a distributor of kitchen cabinets and building renovation materials.

Reusable Jobsite Spray Booth Sets Up Quickly for Workpiece Finishing

5/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

PaintLine announced a highly portable, re-usable spray booth solution: the Portable Jobsite Spray Booth.

Four Job Corps Residential Skills Training Center Contracts Awarded by Labor Department

5/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

The U.S. Department of Labor says it awarded contracts to operate four Job Corp centers.

Altendorf K Series Edgebander Wins 2020 iF Design Award

5/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Altendorf Group America says its newly developed K Series of edgebanders made by Hebrock have won a 2020  iF Design Award.

Ethan Allen Still Books Furniture Orders in April Even With Design Centers Closed

5/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Domestic furniture manufacturing is allowing Ethan Allen to continue deliveries during the shutdowns.

Homag Group Bought Out Joint Venture Partner in China

5/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

The deal brings it more sales power in China, where one-third of all furniture is sold.

Dürr Innovation Honored for EcoPaintJet for Furniture and Auto Industries

5/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Robotic paint is applied through 50 one-tenth millimeter holes in parallel jet. A camera reads surface contours, and it eliminates overspray.

Hunter Morrison, Wood and Science Technology Engineer, Named AWI Technical Director

5/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Architectural Woodwork Institute announced the appointment of Hunter Morrison, a wood and science technology engineer, as the association's Technical Director.

Semihandmade Launches Minimalist Shaker Doors Mounted on IKEA Cabinets

5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Quarterline collection has a more minimal look and fills the space between Shaker and full-slab doors, says designer Sarah Sherman Samuel.

Madrid Architect Hector Ruiz Velázquez Addresses Materials in Design at IWF 2020

5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Architect Hector Ruiz Velázquez will present “Feel the Art of Innovation” at Materials in Design, the all-day symposium taking place Wednesday, August 26, during the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta.

Stiles Machinery Manufacturing Solutions Webinars Run May 18-22

5/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Stiles Machinery's popular Manufacturing Solutions Seminars move online for the first time ever.

Poggenpohl Möbelwerke GmbH Files for Bankruptcy in Germany

5/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

High-end global cabinetry design leader, marketing in more than 70 countries, could not qualify for government C=pandemic relief.

Instructional Videos Guide IWF Exhibitors to Show and Marketing Opportunities

5/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

IWF Instructional Videos guide exhibitors to self-managed services, marketing, and support

Patrick Industries Says All Its Plants Will Be Operating in May

5/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Wood component firm Patrick Industries says all its plants either remained open or were expected to resume operations by early May.

Evandro Matteucci Heads Up EFI Cubik Wood Products Printers

5/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Matteucci’s role also includes directing operations for EFI’s new, award-winning Cubik line of single-pass printers for wood, concrete and polymer materials.

U.S. Lumber Coalition Wary of COVID Aid to Canadian Softwood Producers

5/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

The U.S. Lumber Coalition today expressed concern over recent announced and implied aid programs across Canada to benefit the Canadian Lumber industry.

MasterBrand Cabinetry Sales Rose 8 Percent 1st Quarter

4/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

FBHS cabinets division MasterBrand reported $620 million in the first quarter.

American Woodmark May Have Delays After Closure at Three Tijuana Component Plants

4/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

American Woodmark said in an SEC Filing that its three component plants were closed until April 30 by Mexico. It wants them declared "essential" as are its 15 other U.S. plants.

Griffon, Parent of ClosetMaid and Clopay Garage Doors, Rewards Hourly Employees

4/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

With most facilities open, in mid-March Griffon began an appreciation award program to hourly U.S. employees at its manufacturing and distribution sites, as recognition of the difficulties they've been facing.

Taylor Launches Urban Wood Initiative With Guitar Made of Urban Ash™

4/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Its New Builder's Edition 324ce Made With Urban Ash - A Beautiful Tonewood Sourced From End-Of-Life California City Trees

What the CARES Act Holds for Wood Industry's Small Businesses

4/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

In addition to other SBA lending programs, the CARES Act established some special tax exceptions not related to loans, such as payroll tax credits, up to $1,000 per worker.

Formica Design VP Renee Derrington to Address ‘Blurred Spaces,’ at Materials in Design

4/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Formica Group VP for Design, Renee Hytry Derrington, will address “Blurred Spaces - A Vision of Future Living,” at Materials in Design

Color Match Real Materials in a Virtual Light Booth

4/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

At IWF's new materials symposium, Materials in Design, X-Rite Materials Digitization expert Bruce Wright will detail a new system for verifying surface color matches

Seattle Central College Wood Technology Instructor Named WMIA Educator of the Year

4/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jeffrey Wasserman, an instructor at Seattle Central College’s Wood Technology Center, will receive the 2020 Educator of the Year Wooden Globe Award.

Urban Wood Movement Growth Focus of IWF 2020 Seminar

4/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

IWF 2020 Seminar Free presentation at North America's largest woodworking event will highlight opportunities for woodworkers to leverage the unique local appeal and environmental benefits of using urban wood

These Cabinet Shops Among First Awarded SBA Paycheck Protection Loans

4/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

As Congress adds $310 Billion to program, JMJ Caseworks in Sioux Falls and Custom Cabinetry & Countertops in Cincinnati were among first to tap fund.

Holsag Expands Wood Chair Line-up and Revampd Website

4/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Holsag, a maker of fine wood chairs for the hospitality industry, expanded it line-up and re Holsag was acquired by furniture firm MITY in 2017.

Chinese Cabinetry Firm Investing $86 Million in Concord, NC

4/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Say CEO, “During the COVID-19 epidemic, our company is firmly committed to its investment to express our confidence in U.S. markets.”

Haworth Senior Sustainability Engineer Named Vice Chair for BIFMA e3/LEVEL

4/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Anne McManus, Senior Sustainability Engineer at Haworth, has been selected for the position of Vice Chairperson of BIFMA’s e3/LEVEL Subcommittee.

Kitchen Cabinet Sales Rose 9 Percent in February 2020

4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

KCMA says cabinet manufacturers reported an increase in cabinet sales of 9.2% for February 2020 compared to the same month in 2019.

IWF NEWS: This Free Service Pairs You With Connections You'll Be Glad You Made

4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

My IWF Show Planner is a free service that automatically matches and selects the best possible connections for you based on the information you provide.

IWF 2020 PREVIEW: When August Comes We Will Be There With You

4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

With more than 130 days between now and IWF 2020 opening day, August and late summer promise to be a very different time—full of hope and focused on a brighter future.

Quality Wood Floors Debuts Swiss-made Laminate Flooring

4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Quality Wood Floors announced today the release of its newest hard surface flooring collection by Switzerland-based manufacturer Swiss Krono. 

Jeld-Wen Rejects Ruling in Ongoing Dispute With Steves and Sons Doors

4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

In a long-running dispute between two door manufacturers, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted a motion by Steves and Sons, Inc. seeking a preliminary injunction against JELD-WEN Holding.

Bullish Outlook for New CEO at Building Materials Dealer Lester Group

4/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

The parent of Fortress Doors and four other building materials outlets is opening fifth dealership in May.

American Woodmark Names New Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer

4/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cabinetry giant American Woodmark says Teresa May will be Senior VP and CMO, stepping down from its board.

International Woodworking Fair Announces Materials in Design Symposium at IWF 2020

4/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

A full-day event August 26, 2020 at the Georgia World Congress Center will feature more than a dozen sessions focused on innovation in finishing, hardware, and surface materials.

During N95 Shortage, U.S. Dept. of Labor Issues Guidance for Respiratory Protection

4/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators (N95 FFRs).

SBA Launches Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses Hit by Health Crisis

4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

The loans, which are 100% backed by SBA, are being provided to small businesses without collateral requirements, personal guarantees, SBA fees, or credit elsewhere tests.

Vollmer Will Dedicate New U.S. Facility in October

4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Vollmer of America has announced an Open House Celebration for its new facility in Findlay Township, Pa., scheduled for Oct. 22-23.

IWF 2020 PREVIEW: You'll Earn More When You Learn More

4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Education opportunities abound in the robust IWF 2020 Conference Program, which features dozens of individual conference sessions and day-long symposia.

After State Mandates Shutdown, 30% of Herman Miller Workers Return

4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Herman Miller execs conserve by freezing dividends.

IWF NEWS: What's New at IWF? More Than 150 First-Time Exhibitors

4/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

"What's new at IWF?" is the most frequently asked question. The answer in a nutshell: more than 150 First-Time Exhibitors. 

Knoll Resumes East Greenville, PA Operations Under Waiver from Governor

4/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Knoll received waiver March 24, 2020 on the primary basis of its role in the manufacture and supply of goods and services to various life sustaining businesses.

Felder Group Will Launch a Portable CNC in its Hammer Line

4/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Austrian woodworking technology firm Felder says it will launch a portable, small-format CNC machine in its Hammer line.

Artisan Display Speeds Millwork in Rush to Open Penn Medical 504-Bed Emergency Department

4/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

SCM North America offers free support to customers meeting the national emergency. Artisan Display received complimentary production support to speed the completion of Penn Medical's 504 bed facility in just 10 days.

Tapping Internet of Things, Vollmer Launches Visual Support Service

4/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Visual Support is part of the V@dison initiative, in which Vollmer is combining its digital solutions for Industry 4.0 and the IoT (Internet of Things).

REHAU launches new North American website

4/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Supports mobility of customers in Mechanical & Plumbing, Windows & Doors, Millwork & Cabinetry

Hardwoods Distribution Inc. Acquires Diamond Hardwoods

4/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Diamond distributes architectural building products to contractors, industrial manufacturers, and retail customers.

Revving Up (or Starting Up) a Closets and Home Organization Business

4/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Home organization is trending among Americans, and the IWF Closet Symposium is your ticket to tap its profit potential.

Chinese Cabinet Makers Hit by Antidumping Duties up to 269 Percent

4/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

A final ruling by the U.S. Trade Commission now triggers collection of hefty countervailing duties on importers of Chinese cabinets.

Engineered Wood Moulding Demand to Grow at Fast Clip

3/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Engineered wood moulding and trim demand is expected to increase 4.3% annually through 2024 to $1.7 billion

U.S. Designates Cabinetry and Wood Products Workers as 'Essential'

3/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Employees at wood products manufacturers, producers, dealers and installers of cabinetry deemed "essential."

Labor Department Makes Southwest Windows & Doors Pay Nearly $600,000 in Overtime

3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Window replacement installer doing business as Renewal by Anderson violated overtime rules.

Cabinetmakers Laud Trade Ruling on Wooden Cabinets and Vanities from China

3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

the American Kitchen Cabinet Alliance (AKCA) is commending the final affirmative vote by the U.S. International Trade Commission addressing unfairly traded Chinese imports of wooden cabinets and vanities

Wellborn Cabinet Taps American Woodmark for Director of Product Development

3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Former American Woodmark exec Christopher Tutuska names Director of Product Development for Wellborn Cabinet.

Final Ruling on Chinese Kitchen Cabinetry, Vanities To Trigger Massive Tariffs

3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of wooden cabinets and vanities from China.

California-Based World Tree Launches Eco-Timber Campaign

3/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

California-Based World Tree Launches Eco-Timber Campaign For Investors Seeking To Leverage Funds To Reverse Climate Change

Patrick Industries Acquires Maple City Woodworking

3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Patrick Industries has acquired Maple CIty Woodworking a $12 million hardwood door maker in Goshen, IN.

Drills Cabinet Drawer Boxes for Undermount Hardware in 10 Seconds

3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Pinske Edge’s Drawer Notcher machine is designed to notch and drill your cabinet drawer boxes for undermount hardware quickly and easily.

Universal Forest Acquires Quest Architectural Millwork, Design and Fabrication

3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFP Industries, Nasdaq: UFPI)  announced that one of its affiliates acquired the operating assets of Quest Design & Fabrication and Quest Architectural Millwork.

SBA Updates Disaster Loans for Small Businesses

3/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance for each affected small business.

White House Calls for N95 Sanding Masks to be Donated to Local Hospitals

3/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Carpentry, woodworking and other construction industry firms were asked to donate unopened inventories of N95 respiratory masks in Coronavirus effort.

Atlantic Plywood Expands in Southeast, Locking in Formica for Region

3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Atlantic Plywood is expanding its business into the Southeast and will be the exclusive Formica distributor in these markets effective April 6th

All Commercial Floors Acquires Empire Office Flooring Division

3/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Empire Office is the largest commercial furniture dealer in the U.S., featuring Steelcase and over 400 other brands nationwide.

OSHA Issues Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus

3/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

With COVID-19 spreading, OSHA published its “Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19” to help companies respond in the event of coronavirus in the workplace.

Final Rules for Industry-recognized Apprenticeship Programs

3/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

a final rule that will help expand apprenticeships in the United States by establishing a system for advancing the development of high-quality, Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs

Hardwood Baseball Bat Maker Marucci Sports Acquired by Compass Diversified Capital

3/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Since its founding in 2009, 230-employee Baton Rouge, LA firm has won over high-profile Major League Baseball stars. It has kyrocketed to founded by two former professional baseball players and an assistant White House Press Secretary

Interprint To Install Third Digital Press for Decor Paper Printing

3/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Interprint, the German decor laminate printer, ordered its third digital press, to produce a short run and continuous pattern papers. Its second started up late last year.

Herman Miller, Logitech G Create Furniture Solutions for Gamers

3/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Herman Miller will design and build furniture for gamers in partnership with electronic accessories firm LogitechG

Kitchen Magic Cabinet Refacing Wins NARI 2020 Awards for New Jersey Projects

3/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Kitchen Magic Recognized at NARI Awards for Exceptional Work on Two Remodeling Projects

U.S. Sees 'Reasonable Indication' Moulding, Millwork Firms Hurt by Imports

3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

imported wood moulding and millwork from Brazil and China are allegedly sold in the U.S. at less than fair value and subsidized by the government of China.

World Millwork Alliance Names Jeffery Williams as Director of Membership

3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

World Millwork Alliance (WMA), the leading wholesale distribution organization named Jeffery Williams to Director of Membership.

Select Interior Concepts Architectural Surfaces Group President Departs

3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Millwork installer and building materials dealer hunts for a new president.

American Woodmark Particleboard Costs Dampen Earnings

3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Higher Armstrong Flooring lost $58 million for the year, almost half of it in the fourth quarter.he

Pima Door and Supply Relocates Manufacturing Plant to Larger Space

3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Pima Door & Supply, Inc. Moves Plant to Larger Quarters Near Phoenix

Roll & Hill Acquires Alexis Manufacturing in Grand Rapids, MI

2/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

 With the purchase of this factory, Roll & Hill expands its capabilities into the design and making of wood furniture

China RTA Kitchen Cabinet Importers Expect Duties Won't Be Collected

2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

American Coalition of Cabinet Distributors’ Statement on Final Commerce Determinations in RTA Cabinets Investigation

U.S. Cabinet Makers Win 59% Antidumping Duties on China Imports

2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

The American Kitchen Cabinet Alliance (AKCA) is commending the antidumping and countervailing duty final determinations issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce

Greg Kasten Named General Manager at IBS Millwork

2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

The former Mortenson Millwork president will head the Atlanta area operations for USA Millwork's network.

Masco Cabinetry and ACProducts form Cabinetworks Group

2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

As ACProducts closes on the deal, KKR steps in to finance it, reports Bloomberg News.

Ashley Furniture Backs FIRST Robotics Program at Local High Schools

2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Supporting Local High Schools FIRST Robotics Programs with a $20,000 Contribution

Start-up Prodigy Cabinetry Hiring 80 for Highly Automated Plant

2/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

European-styled cabinetry, today announced new operations in Greenville County. The company’s $2.5 million investment will create 80 new jobs.

OSHA Moves to Cut Silica Dust Exposure in Countertops and Other Sectors

2/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has established a revised National Emphasis Program (NEP) to identify and reduce or eliminate worker exposures to respirable crystalline silica (RCS).

Chicago Scenic Studios Names Blasko Ristic President

2/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Chicago Scenic Studios is pleased to announce that company chairman Bob Doepel and our Board of Directors have appointed Blasko Ristic president.

Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Promotes Lance Premeau to GM of Edina

2/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

The former manufacturing plant manager moves oversees regional support for architects, builders, and contractors, and retail operations.

US LBM Holdings Is Featured on Military Makeover Operation Career TV

2/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Specialty building materials distributor US LBM Holdings, will be featured on an workforce-themed segment of "Military Makeover Operation Career."

U.S. Largest Ipe Wood Supplier says Fake Ipe Wood Decking Is On the Rise

2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Some composite decking manufacturers aggressively name their plastic products "Ipe Wood" or "Brazilian Walnut."

Awards Show Nationwide Trend to Wood Building Design

2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Data showing a sharp rise in the use of innovative wood building systems

Millwork Firm Bianchi & Company Acquired by Builders FirstSource

2/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Builders FirstSource, the largest U.S. supplier of building products, acquired Bianchi & Company, a millwork firm in Charlotte, NC

U.S. Launches Investigation In Moulding and Millwork Dumping by Brazil and China

1/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty (AD) And Countervailing Duty (CVD) Investigations of Imports of Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products from Brazil and China

Freres Lumber Installs First Horizontal Plywood Press in U.S.

1/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

Freres Lumber Co., Inc. is the first U.S. company to install and operate the Taihei Horizontal Press Model P25-AB, a horizontal hot press for laminating plywood.

TÜV Rheinland to Open Furniture Testing Lab Near Grand Rapids, MI

1/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

ÜV Rheinland, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services is opening a new furniture testing facility in Kentwood, MI

Ethan Allen CEO Farooq Kathwari Honored With Service To Furniture Industry Award

1/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ethan Allen President, Chairman and CEO Farooq Kathwari received the inaugural Service to the Industry Award at the Furniture Today Leadership Conference in Naples, FL.

MasterBrand Cabinets Says Antidumping Tariffs Helping

1/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jasper, IN-based MasterBrand Cabinets sales decreased 5 percent in the fourth quarter,

Conner Industries Opens Crating and Packaging Plant in Tulsa, OK

1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

The new facility is expected to serve large manufacturing customers with industrial transport and protective packaging solutions

Lowe's Plans 50,000 Spring Hires

1/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Lowe’s plans to hire more than 53,000 seasonal workers

Jeld-Wen Develops Rustic Look Interior Door

1/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jeld-Wen has developed a rustic look interior door combining knotty white cedar wood veneer with modern flat-panel styles and translucent glass

U.S. Joins World Economic Forum 1 Trillion Trees Initiative

1/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

President Donald Trump committed the U.S. to support the 1 Trillion Trees initiative launched at the Davos economic gathering.

Kember To Add Digital Printing at Michigan Flooring Plant

1/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Kember Kreative Interiors Becomes First in North America to Purchase New EFI Cubik S700 Digital Printer features cutting-edge mineral ink for single-pass wood staining.

New High School Join Raising Woodwork Career Alliance Education to 130 Total

1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Woodwork Career Alliance of North America welcomes 29 high school woodworking programs as EDUcation™ members for the 2019-20 academic year, for a total 130 organizations of all types.

Spector of Antidumping Tariffs on China Forces Solid Wood Cabinets to Close

1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Solid Wood Cabinets says it was forced to close down its business

Importers of Chinese-made Cabinetry Push their Case To Cabinet Buyers, Designers

1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Executives from leading U.S. RTA cabinet distribution companies, including members of the American Coalition of Cabinet Distributors (ACCD)

Kimball Furniture Consolidates Manufacturing, Centralizes Business Practices

1/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Executive moves reflect the company's commitment to maximizing operational efficiency and increasing value for customers and shareholders

Cabinetry Distributor Wolf Home Products Acquires Carstin Countertops

1/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cabinetry and building products distributor Wolf Home Products has acquired Carstin Kitchen & Bath Surfaces, Arthur, IL.

Novacap Private Equity Acquires Bush Furniture Industries

1/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Desjardins Capital and Fonds de solidarité FTQ support the transaction by becoming shareholders of the new group Bestar-Bush

Catawba Valley Furniture Academy Aimed at Worker Shortage

1/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Two dozen furniture manufacturers bring eight-week Furniture Fundamentals class required to enter the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy will start January 21 and is open for registration.

Interior Designer Julia Wong Adopts Senseon High Tech Locks in Kitchen Remodel

1/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

World-renowned residential and commercial designer Julia Wong incorporates concealed security into her elegant cabinetry designs while preserving simplicity and power.

Andersen Windows Employees Get Hefty Increase for 2019 Bonus

1/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Andersen Windows and Doors manufacturer says it paid out $22.7 million or $2,500 to each employee - sssssssto eligible employees as part of its annual profit sharing

U.S. Millwork Producers Call for Antidumping Tariffs Against Brazil, China

1/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Coalition of American Millwork Producers seek antidumping and countervailing duties.

Month to Month Kitchen Cabinet Sales Fell 8 Percent in November 2019, KCMA Reports

1/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cabinet sales overall were down 7.9% compared to October 2019 with custom down 7.2%, semi-custom sales down 8.7%, and stock sales down 7.5%

China Tariffs Force Retail Fixture Maker To File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

1/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Retail fixture and display maker Fleetwood Industries Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection in Delaware last month, listed tariffs on Chinese imports as a key factor.

IKEA Settles Dresser Tip-over Death Case for $46 Million

1/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

The settlement is believed to be the largest child wrongful death recovery in American history,, IKEA agrees to do more to recall dressers.

Ashley Furniture Founders Open Recreation Center for in Home Town

1/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Arcadia Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Wanek Cente

New Overtime Pay Rules Were Implemented January 1. What You Should to Know.

1/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

The U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule making 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay took effect on Jan. 1, 2020.

WCA Skilled Woodworker Workforce Effort Boosted by KCD Software

1/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

KCD Software Supports WCA’s Efforts to Grow a Skilled Woodworking Workforce KCD Software is the first software developer to become a Gold Sponsor of the Woodwork Career Alliance.

Cabinotch Founder Phill Crabtree Buys Company Back from Columbia Forest Products

1/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Alex Andrite Design Digitally Customizes Cabinetry Doors

1/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cabinet doors and panels that are custom-imaged digitally are now available from Alex Andrite Design Inc.

Generational Equity Advises Mission Bell Manufacturing in Sale to USA Millwork

12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

enerational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Mission Bell Manufacturing, Inc. to USA Millwork.

Acquiring Topline, Patrick Industries Expands Countertop Footprint

12/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Patrick Industries acquired Topline Counters, a $34 million manufacturer and installer of kitchen and bathroom countertops

Resolute to Acquire Conifex's Three U.S. Sawmills for $163 Million

12/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) will acquire Vancouver-based Conifex Timber Inc.'s three sawmills in the U.S. South for $163 million

University Research Verifies Antimicrobial Properties of Hard Maple Cutting Boards

12/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Recent research at the University of Illinois adds further credibility to the hygienic benefits of using hard maple cutting boards, says John Boos & Co.

Kesseböhmer Employee Helps Non-Profit Combat Industry Skilled Labor Shortage

12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Combating wood industry labor shortage, Wilmington, NC non-profit provides at-risk youth paths to skilled labor careers.

USA Millwork Acquires Mission Bell

12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

National network of architectural millwork firms adds to portfolio

Germany's Nobilia Cabinets Names Agency for U.S. Expansion

12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

German manufacturer of European Fitted Kitchens, Baths and Living Spaces is poised to build the Category of European Kitchen Furniture in North America

VT Industries Promotes COO Jason Farver to President

12/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

VT Industries, Inc. today announced Jason Farver has been named President of VT Industries effective January 1, 2020.

Tariff Exclusions Boost Lumber Liquidators Income by $11 Million

12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

US Trade Representative Ruling Retroactively Exempts Certain Vinyl and Engineered Flooring Products from Section 301 Tariffs

Canadian Moulding Giant Metrie Divests Poplar Plant to U.S. Millwork Firm

12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Powell Valley Millwork announced the acquisition of the Metrie Poplar manufacturing facility located in Jeffersonville, KY.

Ashley Furniture Industries Founder Ron Wanek Wins Horatio Alger Honors

12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Founder and chairman of the board of Ashley Furniture, Industries Ronald G. Wanek, has been selected for membership in the Horatio Algier Association.

Pella Windows and Doors Listed in 100 Best Places to Work in 2020

12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Pella Windows has been listed in 100 Best Places to Work 2020 by job search firm Glassdoor.

Premier Store Fixtures Sends Massive Wave of Equipment to Auction

12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Assets of Premier Store Fixtures (recently rebranded as Premier XD) will be auctioned, with one million square feet of state-of-the-art woodworking machinery.

Sliding Doors Will Capture 25% of Growing Door Market

12/8/2019 11:09:01 PM

the worldwide market for doors will cross  $165 billion by 2026, hastened by rising urbanization and growing populations

Room & Board Launches BIFMA-tested Commercial Furniture Line

12/8/2019 4:33:48 PM

Room & Board launches ANSI/BIFMA tested contract furniture division.

Stickley Furniture Names Mark Wiltshire VP Sales and Marketing

12/6/2019 10:55:28 PM

L & J. G. Stickley, of Manlius NY, manufacturer and retailer of premium solid wood furniture and fine upholstery, recently named Mark Wiltshire as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Ashley Furniture in Largest Expansion in Its History

12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

430,000 sq. ft. addition to feature E-Commerce Fulfillment and Distribution Center and new transportation maintenance facility

Savannah All America Millwork Acquired By Big Shoulders Capital, Iroquois Industrial

12/4/2019 10:58:42 PM

Big Shoulders Capital and Iroquois Industrial Group have formed a joint venture to purchase the assets of Savannah All America Millwork and Fabrication in Savannah, Tennessee.

Computer Malware Cuts Into Lumber Liquidators Earnings

12/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hit by tariffs and a security breach, Lumber Liquidators earnings plummeted.

Tariffs Impact Kitchen Cabinet Makers Unevenly, Survey Finds

12/1/2019 2:59:42 PM

Cabinetry manufacturers are shifting sourcing in resposne to tariffs, according to the latest survey by John Burns Real Estate Consulting and NKBA shows

Armstrong Completes Acquisition of MRK Industries, a Ceiling Materials Manufacturer

11/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) today announced it has completed its acquisition of MRK Industries, Inc. (MRK), a manufacturer of specialty metal ceiling

Trendway Furniture Trendway Named Mark Rhoades President

11/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Trendway Corporation today announced the appointment of Mark Rhoades to President.

Jeld-Wen Plans Appeal of Added $7 Million Awarded Steve and Sons Doors

11/24/2019 5:48:19 PM

Window and door firm Jeld-Wen Holding, Inc. (NYSE:JELD)  says it will appeal the added $7 million relief against it in the latest ruling in ongoing litigation with Steves & Sons, Inc.

Armoires Fabritec, Canada's Biggest Cabinetry Firm, Acquired from Bankruptcy

11/22/2019 11:14:03 AM

Quebec cabinetry firm Armoires Fabritec exits bankruptcy and is acquired by building supply firm.

Flooring America launches Waterproof Hardwood Flooring

11/20/2019 8:29:05 PM

Flooring America says a waterproof, real hardwood floor using hydrophobic sealant introduced earlier this year has found strong market acceptance. 

Arganic Woodwork Gets Deluxe Makeover With Ty Pennington and Team

11/20/2019 9:48:46 AM

A woodworking company, Arganic Woodwork, in Season 4 of an original streaming TV series, "Small Business Revolution."

ACProducts Acquires Masco Cabinetry Operations for $1 Billion

11/15/2019 10:59:30 AM

ACProducts vaults into standing as the largest U.S. cabinetry manufacturer, as Masco Corp. (NYSE: MAS) sells its cabinet operations to the Armstrong Cabinets spinoff owned by American Industrial Partners, for $1.0 billion.

Furniture Manufacturer AIS Links Office Work Spots Via PowerBeam

11/14/2019 1:24:13 PM

Commercial office furniture and seating manufacturer AIS  has launched Day-to-Day PowerBeam –  a system for delivering power and data throughout offices.

Boise 19 % Earnings Drop Points to Weak Prices and a Housing Slow Down

11/13/2019 1:25:26 PM

Boise Cascade net income doubled third quarter. And the company dropped a logo infringement lawsuit against a marijuana dispensary.

Novacap Buys Majority Stake in Foliot Furniture

11/11/2019 10:00:53 PM

Private Equity firm Novacap has acquired a majority stake in  Foliot Furniture, a major manufacturer of  furniture for the hospitality, educational and residential sectors.

High-tech Oak Steam Bending Wins C.W.Keller Millwork Honors

11/11/2019 9:30:22 PM

A massive steam-bent oak millwork project at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre helped Trahan Architects and C.W. Millwork claim honors.

Veterans Offer a Rich Source of New Hires: says General Mattis

11/10/2019 5:37:09 PM

"I believe that people coming home from combat can actually have gone through post-traumatic growth, where they grow stronger; they grow kinder; they're more courteous."

KCMA Launches Workforce Development Knowledge Base for Members

11/9/2019 8:32:17 AM

The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA) has just launched a new section of its website after months of research into the workforce development and skills gap issue facing the manufacturing industry.

Advanced Wood Products Laboratory Opens at Oregon State University

11/8/2019 11:12:13 PM

The Oregon State University College of Forestry celebrated the grand opening last month of its A.A. “Red” Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory.

Louisiana-Pacific Names New Controller; OSB Sales Plummet

11/8/2019 9:45:23 PM

Lumber and panel manufacturer Louisiana-Pacific named Derek Doyle to vice president, controller and chief accounting officer.

As Net Income Falls 18 Percent, Jeld-Wen Will Close Windows Plants

11/7/2019 10:56:00 PM

Jeld-Wen windows and doors saw a 17.9% drop in net income third quarter. Plant , cuts in manufacturing footprint planned.

Canada's Secondary Wood Products Market Will Reach US$30.9 Billion in 2018

11/7/2019 10:38:32 PM

The Canada secondary wood products market reached a value of US$ 27.5 Billion in 2018.

Armstrong Flooring's Unpleasant News: Sales Drop 20%; a $31 Million Loss

11/5/2019 4:15:12 PM

Armstrong Flooring sales fall 20% as tariffs hit; and shareholder class action floated.

Marvin Windows Acquires Its Distributor, Merges its Cortland, NY Plant Into It

11/1/2019 2:23:06 PM

Marvin windows and doors New York/New England distributor takes on Cortland plant activities.

China Tariffs Let MasterBrand Reset Cabinet Business, Down 2 Percent

11/1/2019 1:34:46 PM

MasterBrand Cabinets owner says expanded Mexico production and a new China tariffs let it 'pivot,' though sales fell 2 percent.

ClosetMaid Celebrates 55 years in Business

11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

ClosetMaid LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF) celebrate its 55th anniversary

Furniture Trade Group Seeks Manufacturers and Sellers to Join Consumer Safety Effort

10/30/2019 10:54:43 PM

At its Regulatory Summit this month, the American Home Furnishings Alliance announced the 20+20 Project to communicate furniture safety information to consumers.

Woodwork Career Alliance Certifies 17 Skill Evaluators at Madison College

10/30/2019 11:07:33 AM

Seventeen more educators completed their Woodwork Career Alliance (WCA) Skill Evaluator Training at Madison College.

Herman Miller Buys Out Furniture Designer Naughtone for $46.1 million

10/29/2019 10:36:08 PM

Herman Miller, Inc. acquired the remaining shares of contemporary British furniture designer naughtone for approximately $46.1 million.

RTA Cabinet Distributors Blast 'Cynical Trade Petition' To Block Chinese Imports

10/29/2019 7:40:22 PM

Executives from the U.S. based Ready-to-Assemble RTA cabinet industry press their case at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, against what they call a "cynical trade petition."

Battling Cyberattack, Components Firm Patrick Industries Spent $1.5 Million

10/29/2019 4:43:21 PM

Profits fell 30% for the Elkart, IN maker of moulding, millwork, cabinetry and interior parts for RVs and manufactured homes.

Home Depot Awards Arauco, American Woodmark, and MasterBrand Cabinets

10/23/2019 1:30:48 PM

A vanity with switchable doors and drawers - they can go on the left or right to accommodate plumbing - earned American Woodmark one of The Home Depot's top supplier innovation awards for 2019.

China's Tariffs on U.S. Furniture Exports Weigh on Ethan Allen Furniture

10/23/2019 12:49:15 PM

Furniture manufacturer  Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. says the trade war with China has negatively affected its first quarter sale.

U.S. Kitchen Cabinet Importers Push Back on Antidumping Tariffs Against China

10/22/2019 9:07:14 AM

Noting the imported ready-to-assemble cabinetry is less than 10% of the market, importers of Chinese cabinets head to Capitol Hill.

MasterBrand Cabinetry's Largest U.S. Distributor Honored in Annual Deloitte Ranking

10/21/2019 7:55:18 PM

Sims-Lohman, a Cincinnati cabinet and countertop distributor, was named to the 2019 Deloitte Cincinnati USA 100 List

Nordbord Will Record a $10 Million Hit for Curtailing OSB Mill Production

10/21/2019 4:04:25 PM

Norbord Inc. will lay off 45 employees as it indefinitely curtails production on Line 1 of its two-line oriented strand board mill in Cordele, GA.

Jefferson Millwork Apprentice Is First to Earn WCA Red Credential

10/21/2019 11:45:18 AM

Richard Memory, an apprentice woodworker at Jefferson Millwork & Design, is the first professional woodworker to achieve the third level Red Credential in the WCA’s skills credentialing Passport program.

Bassett Furniture Pays $2.5M for Aluminum Furniture Manufacturer Crimson Casual

10/18/2019 10:51:07 AM

Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: BSET) announced today that it is finalizing an agreement to purchase certain assets of Crimson Casual, Inc. for $2,250,000 in cash and stock.

Dura Supreme Cabinetry Acquired by Private Equity Firm GHK

10/18/2019 10:24:01 AM

Tony Sugalaski was named CEO as Dura Supreme Cabinetry's family owners sell to GHK Capital, a Greenwich, CT-based private equity firm.

Alum Leaves Cerritos College $2.3 Million for Woodworking Scholarships

10/18/2019 8:04:26 AM

Cerritos College alumnus, the late John B. Smith, Jr., left a $2.3 million gift from his estate to support the College’s acclaimed woodworking program.

Woodhaven Furniture Names New VP Manufacturing Over 12 Plants

10/17/2019 12:01:06 PM

Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), which rents furniture made at its five captive Woodhaven Furniture Industries pants, named Tommy Harper VP Manufacturing.

Former Myers Exec to Head MasterBrand Cabinets

10/16/2019 8:32:10 AM

R. David Banyard has been named as president, MasterBrand Cabinets, succeeding David Randich, who will retire after 12 years heading the cabinetry unit of Fortune Brands Home & Security.

FedEx Launches Freight Direct, For In-Home Furniture Delivery and Unwrapping

10/15/2019 5:12:11 PM

The FedEx Freight unit FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is expanding delivery of furniture including unwrapping, following a pilot program in a few markets. 

Wood Fiber Holdings Names Craig Tompkins CEO

10/15/2019 3:28:24 PM

The Board of Directors of Wood Fiber Holdings Inc. named Craig Tompkins President and CEO. The firm formed last year when Simonds International and Burton Saw merged.

Lumber Liquidators Settles Cracking Bamboo Flooring Suit for $30 Million

10/14/2019 3:23:41 PM

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. told the Securities & Exchange Commission it has agreed to pay $30 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over bamboo flooring that cracks. 

Center for Art in Wood Features Works of 43 Women Woodworkers

10/14/2019 9:16:44 AM

The Center for Art in Wood is pleased to present "Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking" through

Jeld-Wen Windows CEO, Revenue Down 4 Percent, Sees Urgency to Efficiency

10/11/2019 3:02:43 PM

Jeld-Wen sends early warning its third quarter weakened, blaming operational inefficiencies and erratic order patterns.

Kevin Cook Named Engineering Manager at Cornerstone Specialty Wood

10/11/2019 11:56:11 AM

Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products, manufacturer of ResinDek industrial engineered flooring panels for industrial work platforms at warehouses

Doug Hague To Succeed Phil Duvic as Architectural Woodwork Institute Chief Executive

10/11/2019 10:46:12 AM

Effective January 1, 2020, Doug Hague will become executive director at the Architectural Woodwork Institute.

China Cabinet Import Duties Set at 262 Percent

10/9/2019 1:23:24 PM

The U.S. Department of Commerce preliminary determination in the antidumping duty investigation of imports of wooden cabinets, vanities, and components from China was released

Masco Moves Ahead in Divestment Plan, Selling Milgard Windows

10/5/2019 8:15:35 PM

Masco, parent of Merillat, KraftMaid and Masco Cabinetry, signed a definitive agreement to sell Milgard Windows for $725 million.

Virtual Paint Training System Adds Cabinet and Furniture Module

10/4/2019 3:53:41 PM

Virtual reality skills training developer VRSim, Inc. expands its VR paint training simulator, SimSpray, with a Furniture and Cabinetry add-on.

Bierson Develops Proprietary High-wear Table Edge Technology

10/3/2019 9:55:13 AM

Bierson Corporation has developed a proprietary new product table edge technology and branded it, EdgetuF. The innovation improves performance on tabletop edging: desks, dining, cash wraps, etc.

Entering Ohio, Building Materials Dealer US LBM Acquires Forge Lumber

10/2/2019 10:44:29 PM

US LBM Holdings, LLC, a leading distributor of specialty building materials, has acquired Forge Lumber, which operates locations in Cincinnati and nearby Kentucky.

Walcraft Cabinetry Rolls Out Virtual Reality Kitchen Previews Nationally

10/2/2019 9:47:20 PM

Walcraft Cabinetry has adopted a design platform that gives customers a fully immersive Hollywood-grade virtual renovation preview using CGI in 8K

Conner Industries to Open Industrial Wood Crate, Pallet and Packaging Plant in Alabama

10/2/2019 12:50:46 PM

Conner Industries Montgomery, AL plant expects to hire over 100 workers in the next 12 months.

Conestoga Wood Specialties Among Hundreds Opening for Manufacturing Day

10/2/2019 12:01:54 PM

Masco Cabinets and dozens of wood industry firms and more than 2,724 manufacturers opening their factory floors to students and job seekers on Manufacturing Day 2019, October 4.

Custom Closet Line Launched by California Closets

10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Paxton Collection Offers Transitional Modern Storage Solutions for the Whole Home

Video: Building 450 Foot Tall Wood Wind Power Turbines

9/30/2019 11:27:22 PM

Swedish firm Modvion has designed 450-foot tall windpower turbine towers built of wood.

With MDF and OSB As Models, SDB Wood Panel Aims to Be a New Category

9/27/2019 9:54:34 AM

Steel Wood Industries aims to have its composite wood material designated as an official type: SDB (Steel Wood Density Board).

Sawdust-free Woodshops With No Sharp Blades? Yes, in Woodwork Simulator

9/26/2019 12:08:32 PM

From the folks who gave you simulated ailing and airplane cockpit controls comes a new game for virtual crafts.

Midcentury Modern Doghouse and Walnut Chair Win Etsy 2019 Design Awards

9/25/2019 12:10:34 PM

Etsy, the global marketplace for woodcrafts and other creative goods, announced the winners in its first-ever, global Etsy Design Awards with sellers from the U.S. taking the top prizes for wood products.

Metabo Builds Up U.S. Power Tool Business with New CEO and COO Appointments

9/25/2019 10:59:48 AM

Koki Holdings Co., Ltd (Japan) Announces appointment of Robert Pjevach as Chief Operating Officer Americas and Metabo HPT (Koki Holdings America Ltd) who is a subsidiary company appoints Pjevach as CEO in North America of Metabo HPT.

Ashley Furniture Ventures Into Ready-to-Assemble Market Buying U.S. Plant from China's Homestar N.A.

9/20/2019 1:00:03 PM

Ashley acquired Fujian, China-based Homestar N.A.'s plant in Statesville, NC to venture deeper into Ready-To-Assemble (RTA) furniture.

U.S. Plywood Group Claims U.S. Agencies Improperly Certify South American Plywood as APA 109 Compliant

9/16/2019 12:59:45 PM

Nine U.S. domestic plywood producers who have formed the "U.S. Structural Plywood Integrity Coalition" have filed a Lanham Act claim of false labeling against three U.S. certification agencies.

Stickley Builds Coat of Arms for Syracuse Bishop

9/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Stickley, the historic furniture maker based in Manlius, NY, used makore and mother of pearl, crafting in its Vietnam and New York factories.

Bruce Livingston, CEO of Village Cabinets, Succumbs to Rare Immune System Disorder

9/15/2019 6:21:53 PM

Bruce Livingston Clark, 58, CEO and co-founder of Village Cabinets in Bristol, CT, passed away after a two-month battle with HLH.

In Door Skin Dispute, Steves and Sons Claims a Win, While Jeld-Wen Fights Divestment Order

9/12/2019 2:09:20 PM

Steves Doors claimed a victory after a federal judge in Virginia enjoined Jeld-Wen from relitigating in a Texas state district court the same claims tried previously in Federal court in Virginia. 

Masonite Taps Garage Door Firm Chamberlain for its Chief Innovation Officer

9/11/2019 9:31:55 PM

Masonite named Cory Sorice as Chief Innovation Officer. Sorice's background includes Stanley Black & Decker and Newell Rubbermaid. 

Pella Windows & Doors Relaunches Retail Stores Based on Research by Brand Agency Research

9/11/2019 6:49:50 PM

Pella is redesigning more than 200 of its stores, introducing new Experience Centers acoss the country, with design firm, Eleven, a creative brand consultancy and Star, a face-to-face experiential marketing company.

Call for Furniture Design Entries in Formica FORM Student Competition

9/11/2019 5:17:51 PM

The 2020 FORM Student Innovation Competition invites architecture and interior design students to showcase their creativity by designing furniture pieces showcasing Formica Brand products.

Tenex Capital Management Invests in Wolf Home Products

9/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tenex Capital Management (“Tenex”) is pleased to announce that, in partnership with management, it has invested in Wolf Home Products

Custom Wood Window Millwork Firm Revival Sash Names Regional Sales Director

9/10/2019 10:12:58 PM

Revival Sash, a high-end, custom window maker, named a regional sales director. The firm received investment by Sachs Capital.

Lumber Liquidators Appoints Pier 1 Exec Nancy A. Walsh As Chief Financial Officer

9/10/2019 9:46:56 PM

The largest U.S. flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), appointed Nancy A. Walsh as  Chief Financial Officer, effective September 9, 2019.

Lab Cabinetry and Millwork Firm Kewaunee Sees 18.8 Percent Drop in U.S. Sales

9/10/2019 8:39:45 PM

Kewaunee Scientific sales for first quarter fell 6.7 percent to $39.3 million, but U.S. sales dropped 18.8 percent.

Furniture Sustainability Standard Committee Gets New Chair

9/10/2019 12:14:16 PM

Jeffrey Olsen, Pennsylvania's former sustainability director, has been appointed joint committee chair of the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard.

Homewood Holdings Acquires Trim Carpentry, Millwork and Door Firms

9/6/2019 10:39:06 AM

A Sacramento firm that installs millwork trim and doors in multiunit buildings, has been acquired by Building Industry, a major owner of wood industry businesses.

Arauco Closes on Acquisition of long-term supplier of moulding in Malvern, AR

9/5/2019 8:50:55 AM

Arauco acquires Prime-Line, Inc., a privately-held moulding producer whose Malvern, AR plant was adjacent to its own plant.

Formica SurfaceSet Aimed at Commercial Interior Designs

9/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

ormica SurfaceSet 2020 is a collection of new woodgrains, solids and patterned Formica Laminate designs for interior designers and architects to use in commercial projects.

Taylor Guitars President Launches Ethically Sourced Ebony Woodcrafts Line

9/4/2019 11:49:48 AM

Stella Falone Kitchen Woodcrafts with premium exotic, ethically sourced ebony cutting boards creates steady jobs.

Standard Furniture CEO Steps Down To Focus on Family

9/4/2019 11:03:41 AM

Todd Evans will step down as CEO of Standard Furniture and act as an advisor to the leadership team in a transition period through November 1, 2019.  

Cason Shrode Named President of Cassity Jones Lumber

9/3/2019 7:16:00 PM

Cassity Jones Lumber named Cason Shrode to the post of president and Chief Operating Officer. “T

Lumber Liquidators Founder Files To Buy Back Firm and Merge with Cabinets To Go

9/3/2019 5:44:39 PM

Thomas Sullivan, who founded Lumber Liquidators, wants to buy it back and merge it with Cabinets to Go

BWD Woodwork Acquired by Perry Barnes Construction

9/1/2019 1:25:59 PM

Wood millwork and moulding firm BWD Woodwork, LLC has been acquired by Perry Barnes Construction, based in Mount Sterling, OH

EPA Regulations on Formaldehyde in Composite Panel Applies to Imports Too

8/24/2019 10:02:41 AM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register the final technical amendments to TSCA Title VI yesterday.

Tresco Lighting TOP PROJECT 2019 Contest Calls for Entries

8/22/2019 12:22:31 PM

Patent Issued for Soy Flour to Replace Adhesives in Composite Panel Manufacturing

8/20/2019 8:55:40 PM

Professor Brian Via of the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences has obtained a patent that will allow soy flour to replace petroleum-based adhesives traditionally used to manufacture wood components

Andersen Windows Breaks Ground on $35 Million Expansion in Cottage Grove, MN

8/20/2019 8:33:02 PM

Andersen Corporation broke ground on an expansion of its Renewal by Andersen manufacturing campus in Cottage Grove, Minnesota.

Adornus Cabinetry Invests $10 Million To Open U.S. Kitchen Cabinet Factory

8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Adornus Cabinetry Lancaster operations will serve as a manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters for North America.

Sherwin-Williams and Related Parties Agree to Resolve Nearly 20-Year-Old California Lead Litigation

8/19/2019 7:33:34 AM

10 California cities and counties, The Sherwin-Williams Company agreed to resolve litigation, which started nearly 20 years ago, challenged the companies’ legal advertising of lead-based paints over a century ago.

Universal Forest Products To Reorganize and Rebrand Following Two More Acquisitions

8/16/2019 9:42:10 AM

Universal Forest Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPI) announced a new organizational structure it says is designed to position it for accelerated sales and profit growth, including renaming itself UFP Industries, Inc. starting in January 2020.

Fellowes Brands Acquires Trendway Corporation

8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fellowes Brands, a global leader in business products since 1917, announced its acquisition of Trendway Corporation, of Holland, Michigan.

Origin Materials Readies Plastic Bottles from Sawdust

8/13/2019 7:20:39 PM

Technology startup Origin Materials plans to turn sawdust into plastic bottles, as it begins production in Ontario, Canada.

Masonite Door Sales Fell 2nd Quarter, But Acquisition Boosts Architectural Segment

8/13/2019 6:32:01 PM

Acquisition drives Masonite architectural sales up 23 percent as sales overall falter.

Window and Door Giant Jeld-Wen Sold CMD Agency as Earnings Fall 4 Percent in Latest Quarter

8/12/2019 9:42:21 AM

Window and door manufacturer JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. (NYSE:JELD) second-quarter net revenues of $1.119 billion, a 4.6 percent drop, and net income of $22.4 million. 

USDA Saw Limited Success Retrieving Valuable Tropical Hardwoods Following Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria

8/12/2019 8:56:48 AM

Puerto Rico is a forested island with over 500 native tree species. In 2017, Hurricane Maria left millions of downed trees in Puerto Rico, provoking a swift effort to burn or dispose of the debris in landfills. Some log were put to better uses.

More Bad News for Chinese Wood Firms: $4 Billion in Cabinetry Duties

8/7/2019 6:11:21 PM

In an action that could lead to $4 billion in duties, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued a preliminary countervailing duty determination in the case of subsidized Chinese imports of wooden cabinets and vanities.

Millwork Projects That Go Off the Rails? How AWI Quality Certification Reduces Angst

8/7/2019 9:40:20 AM

Architect Bill Munyan will explore Architectural Woodwork Standards in an mTalk  during mDesign Live, the two-day materials conference taking place Oct. 28-29 in Grand Rapids, MI. 

Designer Grace Start Recounts Launching a Cabinetry Line With Amish Craftsmen

8/5/2019 10:53:59 AM

“Why Our Design Firm Launched Stoffer Home Cabinetry” will be presented by Grace Start during mDesign Live, a two-day conference focused on materials and design on Oct. 28-29  in Grand Rapids, MI.

Fabuwood Makes Readers' Choice Award Winners List for Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine

8/4/2019 9:56:06 PM

Fabuwood is honored to have been recognized as an award recipient and deemed a top cabinet brand in the country. It assembles and customizes flat pack cabientry made in China at a massive plant in New Jersey.

Wayfair Joins 3D Commerce Working Group Accelerating 3D Content Standardization

8/4/2019 9:37:28 PM

Wayfair’s Shrenik Sadalgi will serve as Chair of the newly ratified 3D Commerce Working Group as Wayfair opens access to its 3D files in Sketch-Up

Houzz Home Interior Design and Cabinetry Source Locator Issues Its First Credit Cards

8/4/2019 9:21:35 PM

ouzz Inc., a platform for home remodeling and design, today announced the launch of its first private label credit card, the Houzz Credit Card, and a new co-branded card in partnership with Mastercard.

Wedding and display props manufacture B&C Mortensen Is Listed For Sale

8/4/2019 8:57:01 PM

Located in Old Town, ID, B&C Mortensen specializes in manufacturing portable wedding, party, and display props that are sold nationwide to rental stores, resorts, and special event venues

MasterBrand Cabinets Sales Flatten in Headwinds from Housing

8/4/2019 3:02:26 PM

MasterBrand sales were flat second quarter, though U.S. sales rose and Canada's fell.

Cabinets Northwest Sold to Private Investor

8/4/2019 2:09:03 PM

Generational Equity, an acquisitions advisor for privately-held businesses, said its client Cabinets Northwest was sold to a private investor.

Flooring Distributor Galleher LLC Acquires Aged Timber, Names Founder Greg Glasnow To Head Finishing Facility

8/4/2019 12:32:03 PM

Anti-Dumping Duties Leap 86 percent on Chinese Multi-layered Wood Flooring

8/3/2019 3:18:14 PM

Engineered wood flooring from China sees a massive increase in duties, on top of existing 25% tariffs for Chinese goods overall.

Massive CalPlant To Begin Making MDF from Plentiful Rice Straw in California in Fall 2019

7/31/2019 4:57:32 PM

Start-up Backed by Columbia Forest Products will Employ 115 to Annually Produce More than 140 Million Sq.Ft. of MDF, 30 % of California's Demand

Color Matching Materials: a Virtual Light Booth Compares Digital to Real Thing

7/30/2019 12:38:20 PM

At IWF's new materials conference, mDesign Live, X-Rite Materials Digitization expert Bruce Wright will detail a new system for verifying surface color matches between furnishings, case goods and other interior architectural elements.

ANSI Product Standard Eyed for Thermally Fused Laminate

7/29/2019 11:06:54 AM

CPA formed a joint task group of the Production-Technical Committee and Decorative Surfaces Council to discuss the possible development of an ANSI product standard forthermally fused laminate (TFL).

Arclin Acquires SURTECO Treating Facility for TFL Papers

7/29/2019 10:50:57 AM

East Longmeadow, MA facility complements Arclin’s existing treating footprint

Masco Cabinetry’s Sarah Reep Sees Color Trading Places With Wood In Interior Design 

7/28/2019 11:39:50 AM

Sara Reep, director of Designer Relations & Education at Masco Cabinetry, will talk about the dramatic shift happening between wood tones and interior color combinations at mDesign Live, Oct. 28-29 in Grand Rapids.

For U.S., Hardwoods Distribution Transitions Sourcing of Dragon Ply Plywood Away from China

7/27/2019 9:47:55 PM

Hardwoods Distribution Inc. (HDI) completes an overhaul of its import plywood supply chain, transitioning U.S. operations supply options away from China, diversifying the origins of its flagship brand, Dragon Ply.

Akins Machinery Division of Würth Baer Gains Rights to Gannomat Imports

7/26/2019 6:30:18 PM

Würth Baer Supply Company effective July 1, 2019, Gannomat has granted Würth Baer Supply Company and its Akins Machinery division exclusive import rights for specific Gannomat machinery

Formica Design VP Renee Derrington to Address ‘Blurred Spaces,’ at mDesign Live 

7/25/2019 2:47:12 PM

Renee Hytry Derrington will address “Blurred Spaces - a Vision of Future Living,” at mDesign Live, the two-day materials and design event taking place Oct. 28-29 in Grand Rapids, MI. 

Wood Component Maker Patrick Industries Sales Growth Slows As Its RV Customers' Sales Decline

7/25/2019 9:52:45 AM

Net sales for the second quarter of 2019 increased $8.3 million, or 1%, to $613.2 million from $604.9 million in the same quarter of 2018. The increase in the second quarter was primarily attributable to acquisitions and market share gains, which was partially offset by quarter-over-quarter shipment declines in our primary markets.

Marvin Windows Rebranding Rolls Out Through Its Dealerships

7/24/2019 7:45:23 PM

Dealers of window and door manufacturer Marvin, which adopted the one-word moniker in April, are updating their marketing efforts as well.

Leading Design Strategist Todd Bracher Keynotes mDesign Live, Oct. 28-29 in Grand Rapids

7/24/2019 8:39:04 AM

Todd Bracher will keynote mDesign Live, the two-day materials and design event taking place Oct. 28-29 in Grand Rapids, MI.  Bracher is a design strategist and industrial designer, guiding some of the world’s most prestigious brands

Popular Woodworking Acquired by Woodshop News Owners

7/22/2019 9:52:21 AM

Active Interest Media, publishers of Woodshop News and Woodsmith, have acquired Popular Woodworking Magazine.

Formica Corporation Showcases New Surface Options for Commercial Applications

7/19/2019 5:59:12 PM

Wireless charging and wall protection surfaces highlight Formica Corp. offerings.

Broadview Holding Completes Acquisition of Formica Group

7/19/2019 3:28:20 PM

Netherlands-based industrial holding purchases Formica Group businesses in North America, Europe, and Asia

Trilantic North America Sells Majority Stake in Tailored Living Closets Franchise Owner

7/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Trilantic North America (“Trilantic”), a leading private equity firm, today announced the sale of its majority stake in Home Franchise Concepts (“HFC”), owner of closets franchise Tailored Living. .

Toppan Printing to acquire 100% of the décor printer Interprint in global expansion strategy

7/18/2019 2:48:08 PM

Decor laminate printer Interprint, with worldwide operations and extensive design capabilities, will be acquired Tokyo printing giant Toppan Group. In 2017 Toppan acquired Decotec Printing of Spain.

Accuride Launches Online Store and New Website Which Offers Widest Array of Sliding Hardware

7/17/2019 7:48:57 AM

Accuride® International (, the world’s largest designer and manufacturer of sliding hardware, has launched an online store and new website to offer convenience, education and support.

Cabinetry Component Maker Alvic Group Receives Investment from KKR

7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Investors KKR and Arta Capital fund Alvic Group in international expansion plans

Nydree to Launch Engineered Oak Commercial Flooring Using Välinge Woodura technology for U.S. Market

7/15/2019 11:45:09 AM

Nydree Flooring will launch flooring products using Välinge's patented Woodura surface technology, for the North American market. Nydree, based in Forest, VA, will have the flooring manufactured in Sweden by Välinge Innovation.

IKEA To Close Danville, Virginia Plant, It's Smallest Operation, In December 2019

7/14/2019 11:12:43 PM

IKEA Industry, the manufacturing operation of the global furniture giant, will close its 300-employee Danville, VA plant in December.

Massive Trove of Boards and Beams Reclaimed from Former Detroit Racetrack Stables

7/14/2019 10:12:43 PM

Nearly 300,000 board feet of lumber was salvaged from the Hazel Park Raceway horse stables. The salvaged wood is being made into one-of-a-kind products such as a trestle table produced by The End Grain Woodworking Company

U.S. Lumber Prices Fall and Russian Exports Are On The Rise in 2019

7/14/2019 9:15:05 PM

Non-Canadian imports have increased for six consecutive years and in 2018 reached the highest level in 11 years, reports Wood Resource Quarterly

Design Leaders Todd Bracher and Karim Rashid To Keynote mDesign Live, IWF's New Show

7/11/2019 8:13:40 AM

mDesign Live, the new  materials-centered conference aimed at designers, architects, and product fabricators, announced its first two keynote speakers: designers Karim Rashid and Todd Bracher.

Cabinet Execs Mark Trexler and Stephen Wellborn Argue Cabinetry Dumping Case in Washington

7/9/2019 10:40:30 PM

U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) and the American Kitchen Cabinet Alliance (AKCA) held a discussion about threats to U.S. manufacturers by Chinese cabinetry firms, that echo the decline of U.S. furniture manufacturers in the 1980s

Lumber Distributor Woodgrain Millwork Cited for Exposing Employees to Chemicals

7/9/2019 1:55:34 PM

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Woodgrain Millwork Co. – operating as Woodgrain Distribution Inc. – for exposing employees to chemical and struck-by hazards.

Reforestation of Billions of Trees Is Fastest, Cheapest Way to Resolve Climate Crisis

7/5/2019 11:41:46 AM

Increasing the world's forests by 35 percent, by planting billions of acres of trees, is the most practical and cost-effective way to cleanse CO² from Earth's atmosphere, says a study published Science magazine

Danzer Closes Souvans Plant in France as Sliced Oak Flooring Demand Softens

7/4/2019 7:54:30 PM

With veneer demand softening and challenges in obtaining raw materials, Danzer announced it is closing its

Danzer Veneer Shows High Value Wood Interior Finishes at Global Shop

7/3/2019 3:53:37 PM

International hardwood specialist Danzer presented its high-value wood interior finishes for retail at Global Shop Chicago from June 25-27, 2019

Modular Home Builder Professional Building Systems To Reopen Wood-Mode

7/2/2019 7:49:00 AM

Bill French, owner of Professional Building Systems in Middleburg, PA, has an agreement in principle with Great Rock Capital to acquire the assets of cabinetry firm Wood-Mode, which closed without warning in May.

Steves & Sons Door Millwork Named 2019 Legacy Leaders by San Antonio

6/28/2019 10:51:45 AM

With 1,100 employees nationwide, the San Antonio branch was honored by the San Antonio Business Journal.

Diamond Cabinets Launches Biometric Sensor Locking Drawer

6/27/2019 8:31:29 PM

Diamond Cabinets introduces the first-ever standard drawer with an installed self-locking mechanism on the inside to keep everything from prescriptions to passports.

Former Cabinetry Manager Kacy Sindel to Head Operations at ONE Cannabis

6/27/2019 8:09:54 PM

ONE Cannabis, a multi-state producer and retailer of cannabis, says Kindel Director of Operations, Cultivation will advance data processes to streamline cultivation

Video: Kitchen Cabinet Distributors, Expanding in Houston, Woos Prospective Employees

6/26/2019 1:56:34 PM

Kitchen Cabinet Distributors has made a thriving business of importing flat pack cabinetry manufactured in China, then custom tailoring it with hardware, trim and interior adjustments, and finishing it to order.

Mississippi Furniture Firm Rebuilds and Expands Following Fire

6/25/2019 12:12:13 PM

Upholstered furniture manufacturer Behold Washington is expanding its operations in Pontotoc, MS, with a $400,000 corporate investment expected to yield 20 jobs.

GlobalShop Finds Wood Products Firms Exhibiting, and Delivering Keynote in Chicago

6/24/2019 11:02:56 PM

GlobalShop, the store interiors tradeshow for retailers, finds plenty of wood products firms exhibiting at Chicago’s McCormick Place. 

Blog: Before You Make Any Technology Investments, Let’s Visit the Dungeon

6/24/2019 5:06:28 PM

As a consultant commissioning $100 million in wood manufacturing technology, I ask, “Why doesn’t the average factory look like the show floor at IWF, AWFS or Ligna?” Hint: It’s not for lack of funds. 

Masco Will Divest Cabinetry and Window Divisions With $1.7 Billion in Sales

6/20/2019 10:27:40 AM

Masco, whose cabinetry lines include Merrilat, Cardell, Kraftmaid, and Quality CabinetsY CABINETS™

Artisan Design Group Completes the Acquisition of Markraft Cabinets

6/18/2019 1:05:07 PM

Artisan Design Group has acquired Markraft Cabinets, a 115-employee cabinetry design and installation firm. Artisan Design is owned by private equity firm The Sterling Group.

Eastern Millwork Partners With Hudson County College in Four-Year Paid Apprenticeship Degree Program

6/15/2019 8:12:42 PM

Eastern Millwork, a Jersey City, NJ architectural woodworking firm, begins its first class of apprentices July 1, 2019, in a paid apprenticeship program that also earns an Associates Degree in Advanced Manufacturing at Hudson County Community College.

U.S.-based Refinishing Franchise Says It Is Selling Master Licenses in Europe

6/15/2019 12:36:11 PM

N-Hance, a wood-refinishing franchiser, says it is offering master franchise owners in Ireland and England in an effort for international expansion.

SmartPlank Data-gathering Flooring Part of Trend to Embed Internet of Things into Wood

6/13/2019 12:55:50 PM

SmartPlank, a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based wood flooring start-up, is among those injecting IoT (Internet of Things) into wood products.

BIFMA Compliant, a Commercial Furniture Conformance Program, Debuts at NeoCon 2019

6/12/2019 9:52:44 AM

BIFMA Compliant, a commercial furniture standards-conforming products, debuted at the Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association annual meeting at NeoCon 2019. 

Roving Union Carpentry Firm Handles Millwork for Retailers on Time and Materials Basis

6/9/2019 9:46:15 PM

Store Force Inc., a long time leader and provider of installations and finish carpentry offers a very unique program to the industry by allowing clients to utilize our union crews on time and materials hourly rates

Weston Wood Solutions and Artitalia Group Named Best Managed Canadian Firms by Deloitte

6/9/2019 11:59:19 AM

Weston Wood Solutions, a lumber and millwork firm based in Brampton, Ontario; and Artitalia Group, a store fixtures and interiors firm based in Quebec City, have been named to the 2019 list of Canada's Best Managed Companies.

AWI To Reopen Casework Standards Review Process As Questions on Materials Standards Pour In

6/7/2019 9:01:58 AM

Developing new architectural woodwork standards under the ANSI protocols, AWI says testing could allow more flexiblity in materials than "overly prescriptive requirements" used before. standards in

Stairbuilders Present Balustrade Building Classes at Multiple Sites

6/6/2019 6:58:54 PM

The Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association will visit stair parts manufacturer Crown Heritage in Wilkesboro, NC, to present Balustrade Level I.

Pushing High Performance Windows & Doors, WDMA Aims at Up-selling Architects and Builders

6/6/2019 4:35:59 PM

Builders, architects and remodelers will get encouragement and guidance on specifying higher performance windows and doors, as the Window & Door Manufacturers Association launches its Open Up to Performance initiative.

Bush Industries Marks 60 Years in Furniture Manufacturing at 2019 NeoCon Celebration

6/2/2019 8:18:50 PM

Bush Industries holds a 60th Diamond Anniversary Celebration at the commercial furniture and design event on Monday, June 10  with cake, cocktails and a slideshow of Bush Industries, Inc. moments through the decades.

English-style Cabinet Line, Stoffer Home Cabinetry, Launched by Michigan Designer

6/2/2019 6:53:36 PM

Based in  Grand Rapids, MI, Stoffer Home Cabinetry features a highly customizable - sized in one-inch increments - limited design line of English style inset cabinets, with high-end features such as dovetail walnut drawer boxes and lining in cabinet box interiors. 

To Win Workers Haworth Tests Flexible Work Schedules in Table Top Factory

5/30/2019 12:16:37 PM

Commercial furniture manufacturer Haworth resets factory schedules to allow three-day weekends, in an effort to attract and old employees.

3D Components and Retail Fixtures Specialists Bierson Corp. Names Marketing Director

5/30/2019 10:43:47 AM

Summer Matsu, a seasoned marketing professional, joins the Central Point, OR-based Bierson Corporation as Marketing Director.

Patented Deeply Textured Digital Wood Finishing Debuts at Ligna 2019

5/27/2019 11:03:58 AM

ZeeTree's patented digital texture system, previewed at Interzum, is presented in partnership with Barberán at Ligna 2019

Commercial Furniture Group BIFMA To Hold Annual Meeting at 2019 NeoCon, in Chicago June 12

5/24/2019 11:14:38 PM

The 2019 BIFMA Annual Meeting will take place ata new venue, on Wednesday, June 12th at the NeoCon Theater - 19th Floor of The Merchandise Mart.

Ashley Furniture sponsors SkillsUSA State Competition in Wisconsin

5/24/2019 9:23:22 PM

Ashley Furniture Industries was Diamond Sponsor of the 2019 SkillsUSA State Conference in Wisconsin, pledging $14,000 to the organization.

Ashley Furniture 3D Printers Make Drill Guides, CNC Pins and Fixturing Parts

5/24/2019 1:00:40 PM

Ashley Furniture operates FormLab 3D printers to produce templates, pins and drill guides, speeding turnaround versus outsourcing.

Decor Printers Schattdecor and Surteco Adopt Counterfeit Protection

5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

surface specialists Schattdecor AG and SURTECO GmbH are unveiling a new form of copyright protection in cooperation with FiliGrade, a company that specializes in the production of customized watermarks.

NWFA Honors Members and 2019 Wood Floor of the Year Winners at Annual Event

5/21/2019 10:01:32 PM

The National Wood Flooring Association honored best wood floors and community service during its convention and expo, May 1-3 in Fort Worth.

A Peek at Some 2019 Winners in Interzum Award: Intelligent Material & Design in Cologne

5/20/2019 7:48:32 AM

Interzum Award: Intelligent Materials winners but we noticed them during set-up (then updated with more detail).

North American Group Exhibitors at Interzum Lean To Lumber Products

5/17/2019 9:24:07 AM

North Americans show lumber, components, veneer and services at Interzum 2019 in Cologne

U.S. Kitchen Cabinet Distributors Fight Trade Barriers on Chinese RTA Cabinetry

5/16/2019 12:10:09 PM

U.S. distributors, dealers, contractors, installers and importers of ready-to-assemble (RTA) cabinets launched the American Coalition of Cabinet Distributors.

Door Giant Masonite Names Former Valspar Exec Howard Heckes CEO

5/16/2019 2:07:07 AM

Door manufacturer Masonite International (NYSE: DOOR) named Howard C. Heckes President and CEO

ABC Shark Tank Investors Pitched by MDF Phone Booth Office Cube Start-up

5/14/2019 9:39:44 PM

Cubicall, a custom phone booth manufacturer, pitched on ABC's "Shark Tank" investors on ar concept of sound-proof in-office phone booths as a way of giving privacy and restoring order to open-plan offices

Armstrong Wood Flooring Spin-off Moves to New Headquarters

5/14/2019 8:44:11 PM

Armstrong Industries wood flooring business, which spun off Armstrong Industries in a $100 million deal in November 2018, will establish its own headquarters in West Hempfield Township, PA

Classic Millwork Owner Bruce Spritz Joins Woodwork Career Alliance Board

5/9/2019 2:49:22 PM

Bruze Spitz, owner of Classic Millwork & Products in El Paso, Texas, has joined the Woodwork Career Alliance Board of Directors.

Ex-Marine Seeks to Hire Veterans as He Reopens Family's Fifth-Generation Woodship

5/6/2019 12:48:16 PM

Daniel McClintock found the tool blades were still sharp at his grandfather's shuttered Sweetwater, TN woodshop.

AWI Architectural Wood Casework Standard Review Period Ends May 24, 2019

5/6/2019 11:53:06 AM

The Architectural Woodwork Institute says its Architectural Wood Casework Standard has been completed and approved by the AWI Technical Committee. 

IWF Network Newsletter February 26, 2019

5/1/2019 9:41:19 AM

February 26, 2019

Digital Wood Finishing Technology Raises Its Profile at Big German Trade Shows

4/26/2019 8:38:03 AM

Digitally controlled finishing of wood products through inkjet and other technologies is being shown by IWF exhibitors at interzum in Cologne and Ligna in Hannover, both in May.

Pella Donates to Arts Group Where Its Employee Volunteerism Award Winner Helps

4/25/2019 11:53:32 AM

Pella Corporation will present the Performing Arts and Education Association of Southwest Iowa with a $25,000 check to support music education.

American Hardwood Export Council brings U.S. firms to interzum trade fair in Cologne

4/25/2019 10:18:07 AM

The American Hardwood Export Council will stage a pavilion for U.S. lumber companies at interzum in Cologne, Germany.

TorQuest Partners Acquires Prepac Manufacturing

3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

TorQuest Partners announced the acquisition of Prepac Manufacturing Ltd., a manufacturer of ready-to-assemble home furniture sold exclusively through online retailers.

California Closets Debuts e-Commerce Line

3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Platform of Premium Closet Accessories Provides a Full-Service Customer Experience

Complete Data from CMA’S Benchmark Survey Is Available to Purchase

2/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA) announces that their 2018 Benchmark Survey results are available to purchase for $39.95.


2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

ATLANTA (February 13 2019) – The International Woodworking Fair® (IWF) is pleased to announce the launch of our new global newsletter known as IWF Network News.


1/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

ATLANTA (February 1, 2019) – The International Woodworking Fair® (IWF) is pleased to announce the appointment of the 2020 IWF Chairman, Brian Donahue, the President of Safety Speed Manufacturing.

American Woodmark Acquiring Cabinet Manufacturer RSI Home Products

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Accretive Acquisition Adds Highly Profitable Kitchen and Bath Cabinetry and Home Storage Brands to American Woodmark's Growing Portfolio

Weinig & HOLZ-HER - IWF Challengers Finalists

7/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

3 Innovative New Products Selected

New HOLZ-HER Technology for Laser Edge

6/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Lumina Edgebanders with Ltronic Technology

JELD-WEN, Inc. Enters Into Letter of Intent to Acquire CraftMaster Manufacturing, Inc.

6/15/2012 12:00:00 AM

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